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Creatures of will and temper, Molly Tanzer

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Creatures of will and temper
Title
Creatures of will and temper
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Molly Tanzer
Title variation
Creatures of will & temper
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Language
eng
Summary
"A Victorian urban fantasy featuring duelists, demons, and the dark arts, inspired by The Picture of Dorian Gray. Victorian London is a place of fluid social roles, vibrant arts culture, fin-de-siecle wonders. and dangerous underground diabolic cults. Fencer Evadne Gray cares for none of the former and knows nothing of the latter when she's sent to London to chaperone her younger sister, aspiring art critic Dorina. Unfortunately for Evadne, she soon learns too much about all of it when Dorina meets their uncle's friend, Lady Henrietta "Henry" Wotton. A semi-respectable aristocrat in public, in private she is secretly in the thrall of a demon obsessed with beauty and pleasure.When Lady Henry and Dorina immediately hit it off, Evadne abandons her chaperone duties and enrolls in a fencing school. There, she meets the fencing master she's always dreamed of. But soon, George reveals he is more than just a teacher. He has dedicated himself to eradicating demons and their servants, and he needs Evadne's help. As Evadne gets pulled further into this hidden world, she begins to suspect that Lady Henry might actually be a diabolist. Even worse, she believes Dorina may have joined her. Combining swordplay, demons, and high society, Creatures of Will and Temper shows a timeless world and adventure readers won't soon forget"--
Summary
Creatures of Will and Temper s a Victorian-era fantasy inspired by The Picture of Dorian Gray, in which epee-fencing enthusiast Evadne Gray and her younger sister are drawn into a secret and dangerous London underworld of pleasure-seeking demons and bloodthirsty diabolists, with only Evadne’s skill with a blade standing between them and certain death
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10601711
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DLC
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Creatures of will and temper, Molly Tanzer
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"A John Joseph Adams book."
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier.
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
967067317
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
viii, 358 pages
Isbn
9781328710260
Lccn
2017012055
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)967067317
Label
Creatures of will and temper, Molly Tanzer
Publication
Note
"A John Joseph Adams book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
967067317
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
viii, 358 pages
Isbn
9781328710260
Lccn
2017012055
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)967067317

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