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Read online The Adventuress.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Adventuress The author of the i New York Times i bestseller i The Time Traveler s Wife i returns with another evocative novel in pictures the much anticipated follow up to s i The Three Incestuous Sisters The Adventuress i follows the dreamlike journey of an alchemist s daughter After she is kidnapped by a lascivious baron she turns herself into a moth and flees to the garden of a charming butterfly collector named Napoleon Bonaparte The story of how the two become lovers and how their affair ends in tragedy and transcendence is told through Niffenegger s spare prose and haunting aquatint etchings With a stunning and distinctive visual style reminiscent of the work of Edward Gorey this gothic romance packs the emotional heft of the world s great fairy tales It will delight fans of the author s previous works and enchant an entirely new legion of readers by Audrey Niffenegger

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The Adventuress
Title:The Adventuress
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ISBN:081097052X
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Number of Pages:144
Category:Graphic novels, Fiction, Art, Comics, Fantasy, Adult
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Her Fearful Symmetry, Ghostly: A Collection of Ghost Stories, The Time Traveler's Wife, The Night Bookmobile, The Adventuress, Raven Girl, The Chinchilla Girl in Exile, Jakob Wywialowski and the Angels, The Three Incestuous Sisters, Awake in the Dream World: The Art of Audrey Niffenegger
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