Monstrous beauty /

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by Fama, Elizabeth.
[ 02. English Fiction ] Published by : Square Fish/Farrar Straus Giroux, (New York :) Physical details: 295, [49] p. : ill., map ; 21 cm. Subject(s): Mermaids --Fiction. | Ghost stories. | Murder --Fiction. | Paranormal fiction. | Massachusetts --Fiction. | Massachusetts --History --19th century --Fiction. Year : 2013 02. English Fiction Item type : 02. English Fiction
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Originally published: United States : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2012.

Includes Monstrous Beauty bonus materials following story ([49] p.).

In alternating chapters, tells of the mermaid Syrenka's love for Ezra in 1872 that leads to a series of horrific murders, and present-day Hester's encounter with a ghost that reveals her connection to the murders and to Syrenka.