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Holy Fools: A Novel

Authors: Harris, Joanne
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
BISAC/Subject: FIC014000, FIC000000
ISBN: 9780061865879, Related ISBNs: 0061865877, 9780060559137, 9780061865879
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 384,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis:

Joanne Harris, bestselling author of Chocolat, presents her most accomplished novel yet -- an intoxicating concoction that blends theology and reason, deception and masquerade, with a dash of whimsical humor and a soupçon of sensuality.

Britanny, 1610. Juliette, a one-time actress and rope dancer, is forced to seek refuge among the sisters of the abbey of Sainte Marie-de-la-mer. Reinventing herself as Soeur Auguste, Juliette makes a new life for herself and her young daughter, Fleur.

But when the kindly abbess dies, Juliette's comfortable existence begins to unravel. The abbey's new leader is the daughter of a corrupt noble family, and she arrives with a ghost from Juliette's past -- Guy LeMerle, a man she has every reason to fear and hate.

This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more.
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