y Angel of Ruin single work   novel   horror   historical fiction   fantasy  
Issue Details: First known date: 2001 2001
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Sophie needs to pay the rent and a story on the occult would sell near hallowe'en. The Lodge of the Seven Stars is good for research but Sophie's a sceptic and doesn't believe in any of the rituals. Until she meets the Wanderer who has a story to tell her. A story of three sisters in seventeenth century London, their love for each other torn apart by an angel. Neither Plague, nor Paradise Lost, nor the Great Fire of London prevents the youngest from trying to save her sisters as they sink deeper and deeper into the angel's seductions. And Sophie passes the point of no return. (Publisher's blurb, back cover).

Notes

  • Dedication: for Selwa who understands everything about the magic of words.
  • Epigraph: ... what in me is dark, Illumine, what is low raise and support; That to the highth of this great argument I may assert Eternal Providence, And justify the ways of God to men. John Milton, Paradise Lost
  • Epigraph: The reason Milton wrote in fetters when he wrote of Angels & God, and at liberty when of Devils & Hell, is because he was a true Poet and of the Devils party without knowing it. William Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell.
  • Other formats: Also e-book.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2001 .
      Extent: 518p.
      ISBN: 0732267897
    • Pymble, Turramurra - Pymble - St Ives area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: HarperCollins , 2003 .
      Extent: 597p.
      ISBN: 073227883X
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      PerfectBound , 2003 .
      Extent: 1v.p.
      ISBN: 0732278635

Works about this Work

A Skillful Hack at the Black Arts Frances Atkinson , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 30 December 2001; (p. 11)

— Review of Angel of Ruin Kim Wilkins 2001 single work novel
A Skillful Hack at the Black Arts Frances Atkinson , 2001 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 30 December 2001; (p. 11)

— Review of Angel of Ruin Kim Wilkins 2001 single work novel
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