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The gargoyle by Andrew Davidson

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Published by Anchor Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Reincarnation,
  • Stone carvers,
  • Fiction,
  • Patients,
  • Hospital wards,
  • Traffic accident victims,
  • Translations into German,
  • Burns and scalds

Book details:

About the Edition

Awakening in a burn ward after being horribly burned in a terrible car accident, the cynical narrator is visited by a beautiful and enigmatic sculptress of gargoyles who tells him that they had once been lovers in medieval Germany.

Edition Notes

Originally published: New York : Doubleday, 2008.

StatementAndrew Davidson
The Physical Object
Pagination535 pages ;
Number of Pages535
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26328209M
ISBN 100307476235
ISBN 109780307476234
OCLC/WorldCa466806886

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