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Soulless: Book 1 of The Parasol Protectorate

Soulless: Book 1 of The Parasol Protectorate (Paperback)

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Alexia Tarabotti is labouring under a great many social tribulations. First, she has no soul. Second, she's a spinster whose father is both Italian and dead. Third, she was rudely attacked by a vampire, breaking all standards of social etiquette. Where to go from there? From bad to worse apparently, for Alexia accidentally kills the vampire - and then the appalling Lord Maccon (loud, messy, gorgeous, and werewolf) is sent by Queen Victoria to investigate. With unexpected vampires appearing and expected vampires disappearing, everyone seems to believe Alexia responsible. Can she figure out what is actually happening to London's high society? Or will her soulless ability to negate supernatural powers prove useful or just plain embarrassing? Finally, who is the real enemy, and do they have treacle tart? SOULLESS is a comedy of manners set in Victorian London: full of werewolves, vampires, dirigibles, and tea-drinking.***Also available as a manga adaptation***

Fiction & PoetryFantasy Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group Publication Date: 02/09/2010 ISBN-13: 9781841499727  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Ms. Carriger began writing in order to cope with being raised in obscurity by an expatriate Brit and an incurable curmudgeon. She escaped small town life and inadvertently acquired several degrees in Higher Learning.

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The first in the Parasol Protectorate series and it is a corker. Our hero, Alexia Tarabotti, tries for the highest of social standards - unfortunately everyone else around her seems sadly lacking in the manners department. Soulless is a witty, exciting, fun steampunk romp  and the whole series is hugely addictive.

Sarah, Web Team

Charing Cross Rd Bookshop - 02/09/2015

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