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The Resource Under the Poppy : a novel, Kathe Koja
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Under the Poppy : a novel
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Under the Poppy
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a novel
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Kathe Koja
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eng
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Title
Under the poppy
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Summary
"From a wartime brothel to the intricate high society of 1870s Brussels, "Under the Poppy" is a breakout novel of childhood friends, a love triangle, puppet masters, and reluctant spies. Under the Poppy is a brothel owned by Decca and Rupert. Decca is in love with Rupert but he in turn is in love with her brother, Istvan. When Istvan comes to town, louche puppet troupe in tow, the lines of their age-old desires intersect against a backdrop of approaching war. Hearts are broken when old betrayals and new alliances - not just their own - take shape, as the townsmen seek refuge from the onslaught of history by watching the girls of the Poppy cavort onstage with Istvan's naughty puppets. With the war getting too close, Istvan and Rupert abandon the Poppy and find a place in high society where they try to avoid becoming more than puppets themselves in the hands of those they have helped before and who now want to use them again..."--Jacket
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371682
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3561.O376
LC item number
U53 2010
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Kathe Koja
Under the Poppy : a novel, Kathe Koja

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