The one hundred nights of a hero
38,00 $

The one hundred nights of a hero

ISABEL GREENBERG


The one hundred nights of a hero

ISABEL GREENBERG

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Résumé
In the tradition of The Arabian Nights, a beautifully illustrated tapestry of folk tales and myths about the secret legacy of female storytellers in an imagined medieval world. In the Empire of Migdal Bavel, Cherry is married to Jerome, a wicked man who makes a diabolical wager with his friend Manfred: if Manfred can seduce Cherry in one hundred nights, he can have his castle--and Cherry. But what Jerome doesn't know is that Cherry is in love with her maid Hero. The two women hatch a plan: Hero, a member of the League of Secret Story Tellers, will distract Manfred by regaling him with a mesmerizing tale each night for 100 nights, keeping him at bay. Those tales are beautifully depicted here, touching on themes of love and betrayal and loyalty and madness. As intricate and richly imagined as the works of Chris Ware, and leavened with a dry wit that rivals Kate Beaton's in Hark! A Vagrant, Isabel Greenberg's One Hundred Nights of Hero will capture readers' hearts and minds, taking them through a magical medieval world.
Détails
Titre
The one hundred nights of a hero
Prix
38,00 $
Collection
Format Poche
Non
Langue
Anglais/English
Date de publication
2016-10-11
ISBN
9780385683005
Code Interne
2122646
Numéro de produit
11657051

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