Hundred And Ninety-Nine Steps

Michel Faber
NZD $24.99

Includes Faber's novella The Courage Consort

Sian, troubled by dark dreams and seeking distraction, joins an archaeological dig at Whitby Abbey. The abbey's one hundred and ninety-nine steps link the twenty-first century with the ruins of the past and Sian is swept into a mystery involving a long hidden murder, a fragile manuscript in a bottle and a cast of most peculiar characters. Equal parts historical thriller, romance and ghost story, this ingenious and unforgettable literary page-turner.

This new edition sees The Hundred and Ninety-Nine Steps brought together with its sibling novella, The Courage Consort.

Author bio:

Michel Faber has written nine books, including the highly acclaimed The Crimson Petal and the White, The Fahrenheit Twins and the Whitbread-shortlisted novel Under the Skin. He has also won a variety of short-story awards, including the Neil Gunn, the Ian St. James and the Macallan. Born in Holland, brought up in Australia, he now lives in the Scottish Highlands.

Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9781847678911
Edition No: 1
Publisher: A&U Canongate
Imprint: Canongate Trade
Pub Date: June 2010
Page Extent: 272
Format: Paperback - B format
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Fiction & related items

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