A skinful of shadows by frances hardinge is the follow up to her 2015 book the lie tree however shadows is set just prior to the english civil war in the 1650s era and utilizes as a background the gaining momentum of that war. In a village at the edge of the wilderness of northern russia where the winds blow cold and the snow falls many months of the year a stranger with piercing blue eyes presents a new father with a gift a precious jewel on a delicate chain intended for his young daughter. Shortlisted for waterstones book of the year 2017 a skinful of shadows confirms hardinges status as one of our finest storytellers its rare to find a book which is every bit as intelligent and stylish as it is riveting i was enthralled sarah perry author of the essex serpent. Bucher fremdsprachig wahlen sie die abteilung aus in der sie suchen mochten. Beschreibung shortlisted for waterstones book of the year 2017a skinful of shadows confirms hardinges status as one of our finest storytellers
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