By Natasha Pulley
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Deep in uncharted Peru, the holy city of Bedlam stands on the fringe of a wooded area. The shrine statues movement, and someone who crosses the border dies. yet someplace within are cinchona bushes, whose bark yields quinine: the one identified remedy for malaria.
By 1859, at the different part of the Pacific, the quest for a competent resource of quinine is important and the India workplace searches out its final certified expeditionary, the injured Merrick Tremayne. opposed to his personal higher judgement, Merrick unearths himself dispatched to Bedlam less than orders to convey again cinchona cuttings at any cost.
As Merrick travels into antagonistic territory, he meets Raphael, a clergyman round whom the villagers spin unsettlingly generic tales of very unlikely disappearances and dwelling stone. it really is via him that Merrick eventually discovers a legacy that would end up extra harmful and helpful than the India place of work may perhaps ever have imagined.
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The Bedlam Stacks: The Astonishing Historical Fantasy from the International Bestselling Author of The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley