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The countess

a novel

by Rebecca Johns

  • 278 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Countesses,
  • Historical fiction,
  • History,
  • Fiction,
  • Biographical fiction,
  • Nobility,
  • Women serial murderers

  • About the Edition

    1611 Hungary. Countess Erzsébet Báthory (aka the Blood Countess), being walled into a castle tower as punishment for the murder of dozens of women and girls, begins writing her life story as an exposé of the many betrayals that have brought about this--as she sees it--outrageous and unjust imprisonment.

    Edition Notes

    StatementRebecca Johns
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3610.O29 C68 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 285 p. ;
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24880343M
    ISBN 100307588459
    ISBN 109780307588456
    LC Control Number2010018031
    OCLC/WorldCa503042050


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