The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson

ISBN: 9781847671691

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“Featuring mystery, madness and romance, you will find yourself wanting to believe that the impossible is possible, that love can traverse time and save the damned. Very strange and very compelling.” Ann

ISBN 9781847671691

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“Featuring mystery, madness and romance, you will find yourself wanting to believe that the impossible is possible, that love can traverse time and save the damned. Very strange and very compelling.” Ann

A young man is fighting for his life. Into his room walks a bewitching woman who believes she can save him. Their journey will have you believing in the impossible.

The nameless and beautiful narrator of The Gargoyle is driving along a dark road when he is distracted by what seems to be a flight of arrows. He crashes into a ravine and wakes up in a burns ward, undergoing the tortures of the damned. His life is over – he is now a monster.

But in fact it is only just beginning. One day, Marianne Engel, a wild and compelling sculptress of gargoyles, enters his life and tells him that they were once lovers in medieval Germany. In her telling, he was a badly burned mercenary and she was a nun and a scribe who nursed him back to health in the famed monastery of Engelthal.

As she spins her tale, Scheherazade fashion, and relates equally mesmerising stories of deathless love in Japan, Greenland, Italy and England, he finds himself drawn back to life – and, finally, to love.

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