The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock

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  • Author : Imogen Hermes Gowar
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 496 pages
  • ISBN : 1473548012
  • Rating : 3.5/5 from 17 reviews
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The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock

The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock
  • Author : Imogen Hermes Gowar
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 25 January 2018
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'Wonderful...completely transporting' Madeline Miller, bestselling author of Circe SHORLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2018 One September evening in 1785, the merchant Jonah Hancock finds one of his captains waiting eagerly on his doorstep. He has sold Jonah's ship for what appears to be a mermaid. As gossip spreads through the docks, coffee shops, parlours and brothels, everyone wants to see Mr Hancock's marvel. Its arrival spins him out of his ordinary existence and through the doors of high society,

The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock

The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock
  • Author : Imogen Hermes Gowar
  • Publisher : Harvill Secker
  • Release : 19 August 2022
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A Sunday Times bestseller, now longlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2018. 'A brilliantly plotted story of mermaids, madams and intrigue in 1780s London and I wouldn't be surprised to see it become the Essex Serpent of 2018' - The Pool 'Imogen Hermes Gowar is a soon-to-be literary star' - Sunday Times THIS VOYAGE IS SPECIAL. IT WILL CHANGE EVERYTHING. One September evening in 1785, the merchant Jonah Hancock hears urgent knocking on his front door. One of his captains is

The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock

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  • Author : Imogen Hermes Gowar
  • Publisher : Harper Perennial
  • Release : 15 September 2019
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  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release : 03 May 2018
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  • Release : 01 July 2022
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