Little by Edward Carey

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Born in Alsace in 1761, the unsightly, diminutive Marie Grosholtz is quickly nicknamed “Little.” Orphaned at the age of six, she finds employment in the household of reclusive anatomist, Dr Curtius. Her role soon surpasses that of mere servant as the eccentric doctor takes an interest in his newfound companion, and begins to instruct her in the fine art of wax modelling.

From the gutters of pre-revolutionary France to the luxury of the Palace of Versailles, from clutching the still-warm heads of Robespierre’s Terror to finding something very like love, Little traces the improbable fortunes of a bloodstained crumb of a thing who went on to shape the word…

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Weight 426 g
Dimensions 21.5 × 13.5 × 3.5 cm
ISBN

9781910709535

Format

Paperback

Pagination

430 pages

Publisher

Gallic Books

Publication Date

1 Oct 2018

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