The Poison That Fascinates
By (author) Jennifer Clement
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Poison That Fascinates by Jennifer Clement
Book DescriptionAbandoned by her mother as a baby, Emily now lives with her father in Mexico City. She works in the local Catholic orphanage. Life is simple. But when an enigmatic cousin, Santi, appears on the doorstep he brings family secrets, and soon Emily finds desire and temptation have overturned her straightforward life forever.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781847671196
(198mm x 130mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Canongate Books Ltd
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jennifer Clement
Prayers for the Stolen, Paperback (February 2015)
On the mountainside in rural Mexico where Ladydi lives, being a girl is dangerous. Especially a pretty one. If the Narcos hear there is a pretty girl on the mountain, they steal her. So when the black SUVs roll into town, Ladydi and her friends hide in the warren of holes scattered across the mountain, safely out of sight.
Widow Basquiat, Paperback / softback (November 2014)
"Originally published in Great Britain, in slightly different form, by Payback Press, an imprint of Canongate Books Ltd, Edinburgh, in 2000. This edition originally published in Great Britain by Canongate Books, Ltd., Edinburgh in 2014"--Title page verso.
True Story Based on Lies, Paperback (January 2003)» View all books by Jennifer Clement
Addresses the universal issues of class discrimination, male oppression and female servitude through dual narratives of spellbinding power. Set in contemporary Mexico, this book charts the consequences of a sexual relationship between Leonora, a servant in the wealthy O'Connor home, and her master.
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Author Biography - Jennifer Clement
Jennifer Clement is a poet, biographer and novelist. Her novels include Widow Basquiat and A True Story Based on Lies. She was part of the NYC art scene during the early eighties but she now lives in Mexico City. She was recently the recipient of the Systema Nacional de Credadores. She is also co-founder and director of the San Miguel Poetry Week.
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