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Piaculum, the (2004) [Novel]
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The Piaculum takes place on a desert landscape where a group of Christians called the Mone and a blood worshiping cult known as the Kathe are ensnared in religious tension. The Kathe believe that salvation can only be achieved by drinking blood from men born with a rare skin condition known as the white-mark. The Piaculum follows the life of Cearl, a man with the white-mark born to a group of poor Mone farmers. Cearl has a good life with a wife and two children he deeply loves, but he finds himself consumed by memories of being tortured by the Kathe as a child, as well as an overwhelming feeling that his god wants something from him. When a group of Kathe come to Cearl’s village looking for human sacrifices, Cearl comes face to face with his childhood memories and makes choices that could destroy his life.

Original title: The Piaculum
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHorror

Edition #1: Piaculum, the

Piaculum, the (2004)
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Language: English

  • "Richard Gray has produced a wonderfully dark—yet—tear-jerking story" Tim Johnson
  • "An enjoyable read, with some well described and, often, slightly disturbing passages." Edward Hasting-Evans
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Piaculum, the (2004)

ISBN: 0595303013

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