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Book Information: Stress of Her Regard, the

Stress of Her Regard, the (1989) [Novel]
by Tim Powers Rating: Weighted - 6.7 / Average - 6.6 of 10 (5 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary :

She is as beautiful as she is evil, an eons-old power that has sparked a hundred myths and now threatens to ravage the lives of each of her lovers. Lord Byron, Shelley and Keats -- the world's greatest poets -- will find inspiration in her tender embrace ... and life-draining terror in her kiss. For she is immortal, unworldly, unmerciful ...

Like a vampire.

A Doctor named Michael Crawford, having already suffered the death of his first wife and his younger brother, losses his second wife when she dies on their wedding night. He is blamed for his wife's death, but can't remember the events of that evening.

Original title: The Stress of Her Regard
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionFantasyDark Fantasy

Edition #1: Stress of Her Regard, the

Stress of Her Regard, the (1989)
Awards: Mythopoeic Fantasy Award (1990)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Powers is at his best in this new and intriguing work of the dark and fantastic." Science Fiction Chronicle
  • "Like Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, this book combines metaphysical terror with the science of the early 19th century ... exhilarating!" Locus Magazine
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Stress of Her Regard, the (1989)

ISBN: 0927389010

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