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The prettiest gargoyle

by William Corbin

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Published by Coward, McCann & Geoghegan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Unhappy at being in Paris where everyone else in the family is involved in special projects, a thirteen-year-old American boy decides to quit school and become an authority on gargoyles.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby William Corbin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.M1697 Pr
    The Physical Object
    Pagination242 p.
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24830233M
    LC Control Number70159757

    The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson About the Book An extraordinary debut novel of love that survives the fires of hell and transcends the boundaries of time. The narrator of€The Gargoyle€is a very contemporary cynic, physically beautiful and sexually adept, who dwells in the moral vacuum that is modern life. The Gargoyle at the Gates. by Philippa Dowding. Lost Gargoyle (Book 3) Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by Brand: Dundurn.

    At night a motley assortment of gargoyles come alive to "creep on stubs of feet," to fly "if they have gargoyle wings, straight up to lick the stars with long stone tongues," or to land in "sleeping trees." But eventually they all gather at a fountain to "gargoyle-hunch around the rim and gargoyle-grunt with friends from other corners who have come for company" and complain all .   Gargoyles. Gargoyle. A grotesque carved human or animal face or figure projecting from the gutter, especially of Gothic buildings, used as a spout to carry water clear of a wall. The word Gargoyle is derived from an old French word gargouille, meaning throat.

    ABOUT THIS GUIDE Whether you read The Gargoyle with a book group or as a solo experience, this is a novel rich with topics for further exploration. Incorporating legends and locales drawn from a medieval monastery, Viking raiders, Victorian England, feudal Japan, Italian literary masterpieces, and other imaginative threads, Andrew Davidson weaves copious history into . A New York Times BestsellerThe Gargoyle: the mesmerizing story of one man's descent into personal hell and his quest for a dark road in the middle of the night, a car plunges into a ravine. The driver survives the crash, but his injuriesconfine him to a hospital burn unit.


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