Knopf

9781524700416

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A Cloud of Outrageous Blue

Set during the Great Plague of 1349, A Cloud of Outrageous Blue is both a riveting work of historical fiction and an elegantly understated fantasy.

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Review of ‘A Cloud of Outrageous Blue’

It’s immediately clear that Vesper Stamper’s second novel, with its carefully crafted prose and artfully illustrated pages, could hardly have been rushed out in response to current events. Nevertheless, A Cloud of Outrageous Blue feels urgently timely—despite the fact that it’s set in the 15th century.

After what happened to her and her family, Edyth…

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