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Viper Wine

(2014)
A novel by

 
Nominated for the Folio Prize

Famed beauty Venetia Stanley is so extravagantly dazzling she has inspired Ben Jonson to poetry and Van Dyck to painting, provoking adoration and emulation from the masses. Stampedes follow her arrival in town. But as she approaches middle age, the attention turns to scrutiny. Her adoring husband Sir Kenelm Digby - philosopher, alchemist and time-traveller - wishes she would age naturally, but Venetia discovers a potent and addictive elixir of youth, Viper Wine. Set on the eve of the English Civil War, and based on a true story, this brilliant novel asks a very contemporary question: what is the cost of beauty?

'Dazzling' Observer

'Intoxicating' Independent on Sunday

'Wickedly funny' The Times

 
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Used availability for Hermione Eyre's Viper Wine


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Hardback Editions

April 2015 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: Viper Wine: A Novel
Author(s): Hermione Eyre
ISBN: 0-553-41935-8 / 978-0-553-41935-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hogarth
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March 2014 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Viper Wine
Author(s): Hermione Eyre
ISBN: 0-224-09759-8 / 978-0-224-09759-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
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Paperback Editions

March 2015 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Viper Wine
Author(s): Hermione Eyre
ISBN: 0-09-958166-3 / 978-0-09-958166-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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Kindle Editions

April 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Viper Wine: A Novel
Author(s): Hermione Eyre
Publisher: Hogarth
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March 2014 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Viper Wine
Author(s): Hermione Eyre
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   


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