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Next to the incomparable Mrs. Pollifax, Dorothy Gilman’s best-loved character is the mysterious Madame Karitska, who is blessed with a powerful gift of clairvoyance that attracts to her a stream of men and women craving help with their misfortunes, desperate to know what the future holds. . . .

When a brilliant young violinist dies in a horrific accident, Madame Karitska has only to hold the victim’s instrument in her hands to perceive the shocking truth. But when an insecure wife asks whether her husband will abandon her to join a sinister cult, Madame Karitska–as wise as she is lovely–chooses not to reveal all that she foresees. And when an attaché case is suddenly dropped into her lap by a man fleeing a crowded subway, she knows it’s time to consult her good friend Detective-Lieutenant Pruden.

A nine-year-old accused of murder, a man dying a slow death by witchcraft– for the hunted and the haunted, Madame Karitska’s shabby downtown apartment becomes a haven, where brilliant patterns of violence, greed, passion, and strange obsessions mix and disintegrate with stunning, kaleidoscopic beauty.

Once again Dorothy Gilman exercises her own uncanny power to render readers spellbound.

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Synopsis:

Madame Karitska, blessed with the gift of clairvoyance, joins forces with her good friend Detective Lieutenant Pruden when she is confronted by several objects, filled with violence, greed, passion, and obsession, that hold the key to many mysteries. Reprint.

About the Author

Dorothy Gilman is the author of fourteen Mrs. Pollifax novels, including The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax (the series debut), Mrs. Pollifax Pursued, Mrs. Pollifax and the Lion Killer, Mrs. Pollifax, Innocent Tourist, and Mrs. Pollifax Unveiled. She is also the author of many other novels, among them Thale’s Folly. She lives in Westport, Connecticut.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780307415745
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Subject:
Fiction : Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Author:
Dorothy Gilman
Author:
Gilman, Dorothy
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Psychics
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Fiction : Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Fiction : General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20031202
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
256

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
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"Synopsis" by , Madame Karitska, blessed with the gift of clairvoyance, joins forces with her good friend Detective Lieutenant Pruden when she is confronted by several objects, filled with violence, greed, passion, and obsession, that hold the key to many mysteries. Reprint.
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