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The thief on the winged horse

By: Mascarenhas, Kate

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1789543819 / 9781789543810
Hardback
823.92
12/11/2020
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England
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23 cm 400 pages
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A dazzling mixture of crime, romance, magic and myth from the author of the bestselling The Psychology of Time Travel.

The Kendrick family have been making world-famous dolls for over 200 years.

But their dolls aren't coveted for the craftsmanship alone.

Each one has a specific emotion laid on it by its creator.

A magic that can make you feel bucolic bliss or consuming paranoia at a single touch.

Though founded by sisters, now only men may know the secrets of the workshop. Persephone Kendrick longs to break tradition and learn her ancestors' craft, and when a handsome stranger arrives claiming doll-making talent and blood ties to the family, she sees a chance to grasp all she desires. But then, one night, the firm's most valuable doll is stolen.

Only someone with knowledge of magic could have taken her.

Only a Kendrick could have committed this crime... Praise for Kate Mascarenhas: 'Witty, inventive and unflashily wise about human hearts; Mascarenhas's future promises to be an exciting one' GUARDIAN'Breathtakingly tender and wryly understated' NEW YORK TIMES'Captivating, delightful and thoroughly original' JENNIE MELAMED

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FF Crime & mystery

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