The Resource The house of whispers, Laura Purcell

The house of whispers, Laura Purcell

Label
The house of whispers
Title
The house of whispers
Statement of responsibility
Laura Purcell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Consumption has ravaged Louise Pinecroft's family, leaving her and her father alone and heartbroken. But Dr. Pinecroft has plans for a revolutionary experiment: convinced that sea air will prove to be the cure his wife and children needed, he arranges to house a group of prisoners suffering from the disease in the caves beneath his new Cornish home. While he devotes himself to his controversial medical trials, Louise finds herself increasingly discomfited by the strange tales her new maid tells of the fairies that hunt the land, searching for those they can steal away to their realm. Forty years later, Hester arrives at Morvoren House to take up a position as nurse to the now partially paralyzed and mute Miss Pinecroft. Hester has fled to Cornwall to try to escape her past, but surrounded by superstitious staff enacting bizarre rituals, she soon discovers her new home may be just as dangerous as her last
Cataloging source
CNWPU
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Purcell, Laura
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Tuberculosis
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • Fairies
  • Superstition
Label
The house of whispers, Laura Purcell
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
318 pages
Isbn
9780143135531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1148387737
  • 700601
  • (OCoLC)1148387737
Label
The house of whispers, Laura Purcell
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
318 pages
Isbn
9780143135531
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • on1148387737
  • 700601
  • (OCoLC)1148387737

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