Formerly beautiful and at one time betrothed to a fallen soldier, Bonaria Urrai has long held covenant with the dead. Midwife to the dying, easing their suffering and sometimes ending it, she is revered and feared in equal measure as the village's Accabadora. When Bonaria adopts Maria, the unloved fourth child of a widow, she tries to shield the girl from the truth about her role as an angel of mercy. Moved by the pleas of a young man crippled in an accident, she breaks her golden rule of familial consent, and in the ...

Accabadora 2014, Ulverscroft, Antsey

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Accabadora 2012, Counterpoint LLC

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Accabadora 2012, MacLehose Press, London

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Accabadora 2012, Contemporary French Fiction

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Accabadora 2011, MacLehose Press, London

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Accabadora 2009, Einaudi, Torino

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