The Sin Eater

Author(s): Megan Campisi

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Can you uncover the truth when you're forbidden from speaking it?A Sin Eater's duty is a necessary evil: she hears the confessions of the dying, eats their sins as a funeral rite. Stained by these sins, she is shunned and silenced, doomed to live in exile at the edge of town.Recently orphaned May Owens is just 14, only concerned with where her next meal is coming from. When she's arrested for stealing a loaf of bread, and subsequently sentenced to become a Sin Eater, finding food is suddenly the last of her worries.It's a devastating sentence, but May's new invisibility opens new doors. And when first one then two of the Queen's courtiers suddenly grow ill, May hears their deathbed confessions - and begins to investigate a terrible rumour that is only whispered of amid palace corridors.Set in a thinly disguised 16th-century England, The Sin Eater is a wonderfully rich story of treason and treachery; of women, of power and the strange freedom that comes from being an outcast - because, as May learns, being a nobody sometimes counts for everything ...


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General Fields

  • : 9781529055320
  • : Bolinda Publishing Pty, Limited
  • : Bolinda Audio
  • : July 2020
  • : {"length"=>["12.2"], "width"=>["13.2"], "units"=>["Centimeters"]}
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Megan Campisi
  • : Audio disc
  • : English