- Author:Betsy Tobin
- Publisher:Scribner (March 1, 2002)
- Pages:224 pages
- Subcategory:Genre Fiction
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The emetic Lucius administered yesterday has left her greatly weakened, her pallor is pasty, and when she turns to me, I can see that her eyes have difficulty focusing.
The emetic Lucius administered yesterday has left her greatly weakened, her pallor is pasty, and when she turns to me, I can see that her eyes have difficulty focusing. I stand frozen in the doorway. Who is there? she calls out to the darkness, for her curtains remain drawn from the night. It is only me, mum, I announce, and enter the room, placing the tray on the table by the window
Set in seventeenth-century rural England, BONE HOUSE is the tale of two women. One is large, voluptuous and charismatic – a prostitute to whom many, not just men, are drawn
Set in seventeenth-century rural England, BONE HOUSE is the tale of two women. One is large, voluptuous and charismatic – a prostitute to whom many, not just men, are drawn. The other is young, slight and solitary – a servant whose quest to solve the mystery of the prostitute's death leads her to shocking discoveries, unexpected love, and the beginnings of a future. Gothic, elegant, sensual, and fiercely compelling, BONE HOUSE is an uncommonly assured debut. Historical Detectives Thriller & Crime.
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Betsy Tobin has created a marvelously dark, Gothic atmosphere in Bone House. Although I can't say it's a book that I'll recommend to friends, Bone House is a well-written and absorbing Gothic mystery. The writing is exceptional enough that I might give Tobin another chance.
In this stunning debut, Betsy Tobin spins a classic tale of gothic suspense. In this stunning debut, Betsy Tobin spins a classic tale of gothic suspense. Immersing readers in Elizabethan England, she masterfully evokes a heady place where science and superstition walk hand-in-hand and sensuality and violence are masked by the merest veneer of gentility. some people are the center of their world, and others are the spokes.
Bone House is a wonderuful and moving novel, with an. .a fine gothic novel which burrows under the skin' THE TIMES.
Bone House is a wonderuful and moving novel, with an assured grasp of character, story and history. It deals with the sort of people normally ignored by historians and historical novelists alike, and brings to life the poor and the marginal of the past without ever sentimentalising them. Betsy Tobin has skillfully portrayed life in a 17th-century English village as well as written a compelling mystery. The maid's voice is deceptively clear, the plot subtly twisty-turny, and the results are poignant and gripping' Tracy Chevalier, author of GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING.
Bone House - Betsy Tobin. The narrative flows effortlessly, and the prose is imaginative and picturesque. Betsy Tobin has created a marvelously dark, Gothic atmosphere in Bone House.
Bone House" is a novel dealing with raw human emotions and passions where Dora, a woman who lived by selling her body also had the compelling power of drawing people to her. Dora's mysterious death sparks a whole lot of controversies when it's realized that Dora was pregnant when she died. She had said that the child would kill her, making people believe that the Devil had fathered her child.
Bone house : a novel. New York : Washington Square Press : Published by Pocket Books. by. Tobin, Betsy, 1961-. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books.