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Issue Details: First known date: 2013 2013
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'Fiona McIntosh returns to Paris and Morgravia, her popular fantasy world, with The Scrivener's Tale, a thrilling psychological novel. Ex-psychologist Gabe Figaret was done with patients for good, until he meets Angelina, a young mute woman he's been asked to mentor. When she starts speaking about another realm called Morgravia, he doubts her, but soon comes under the spell of her compelling visions. As Gabe delves deeper into Angelina's unsettled psyche, he learns more about his own soul, his past, and whom he can trust in his own troubled life. Splendidly characterized and beautifully crafted, Fiona McIntosh's The Scrivener's Tale is an action-packed fantasy adventure that will leave you spellbound.

'Gabe Figaret, an ex-psychologist turned writer, now works in a bookshop in Paris. He lives a quiet life as he attempts to rehabilitate his psyche from the ravages of his past. While he'd prefer to probe his own mind rather than a stranger's, he cannot refuse when Reynard, a doctor and one of his regular customers, asks Gabe to mentor a patient, a mysterious young woman named Angelina. Angelina is shy. She is mute and delusional. At first, she appears to be terrified of Reynard. But Gabe quickly discovers that Angelina is not quite what she seems. As his relationship with the enigmatic Angelina deepens, Gabe's life in Paris becomes increasingly unstable. He senses a presence watching, lurking, following his every move. When Angelina tells Gabe that he must kill her, and then flee to a fantastical realm she calls Morgravia, he is aghast. But Angelina gives him proof that Morgravia is not a delusion; it is real. Soon, Gabe's world will be turned upside down, and he will learn shocking truths about his past, and the perilous trials in his future.' (Publisher's blurb)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2013 .
      Extent: 592p.
      Note/s:
      • Published September 2013
      ISBN: 9780732292461

Works about this Work

[Untitled] Emma Perry , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 21 no. 1 2013; (p. 42)

— Review of The Scrivener's Tale Fiona McIntosh 2013 single work novel
[Untitled] Emma Perry , 2013 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Autumn vol. 21 no. 1 2013; (p. 42)

— Review of The Scrivener's Tale Fiona McIntosh 2013 single work novel
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