Author:
Gregory Norminton (one of our writers)
Type:
Novel
Published:
November 2002
Publisher:
Sceptre
ISBN-13:
978-0340821022

About the publication

A foul-mouthed drunkard, a prudish nun, a jester, a glutton and a monk of dubious learning – these are some of the crew aboard THE SHIP OF FOOLS, a vessel becalmed in purgatorial waters. Dimly aware of their predicament, they must tell tales to keep from perceiving it.

A gargantuan nymphomaniac sets out on an odyssey to find her mother. A prince appoints a servant to be his whipping-boy. A wandering minstrel stops at nothing to protect a garden from starving orphans, and a novice enters a labyrinthine world of murder and intrigue…

Bawdy, generously peopled and endlessly inventive, THE SHIP OF FOOLS is a rich treasure chest of a novel, marking the debut of a formidable writing talent.

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