The Well at the End of the World

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Cather's story is distinctly her own, but on some level it seems to be a response to Balzac, her quite singular and very American response. King Richard is being held prisoner by the Holy Roman Emperor and his brother John plots with Philip of France to usurp the throne. As a result Masamoto adopts him to replaced the son he lost two years earlier to the same green-eyed ninja who killed Jack's father. All three make use of a background character’s view of events, some fictional–such as Bennett’s Isabel…

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Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC (February 1, 2013)


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