The Poisoning Angel

The Poisoning Angel

by Jean Teule

Translated by Melanie Florence

Published by: Gallic Books Limited

Imprint: Gallic Books

240 Pages, 5.13 x 7.63 in

  • Paperback
  • 9781908313683
  • Published: July 2015


"Unique. Hilariously funny, gruesome, macabre, and graphic, it is a worthy witness to great French modern literature."—Words and Peace

Another real-life character tour de force from Jean Teulé featuring a famous female serial killer from the nineteenth century.

Little Hélène Jégado had always been different. Schooled in the ancient beliefs of the Breton people by her mother, the beautiful child grows up feeling detached from the nineteenth-century world around her and yet destined for a terrible vocation. Beginning with the demise of her mother . . .