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The Scandalous Life of Sasha Torte

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The Scandalous Life of Sasha Torte
Title
The Scandalous Life of Sasha Torte
Statement of responsibility
Lesley Truffle
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The witty new novel from the author of Hotel du Barry, for fans of Jonas Jonasson.In the winter of 1912 on the wild West Coast of Tasmania, Wolfftown's most notorious heiress and murderess, Sasha Torte, tells the tale of her own spectacular downfall. Forsaken by her parents and raised by criminals and reprobates, Sasha becomes a world-famous pastry chef at the tender age of seventeen. Entanglement with the disreputable Dasher brothers leads to love, but also to a dangerous addiction.Behind bars in Wolfftown's gaol, Sasha sips premium champagne as she recalls a life of seduction, betrayal, ghosts, opium and an indiscreet quantity of confectionery - and plots her escape. The Scandalous Life of Sasha Torte is a wild romp of dastardly deeds, intrepid protagonists, dark villains, wild gangs, luxurious hotels ... and mouth-watering treats
Summary
In the winter of 1912 on the wild West Coast of Tasmania, Wolfftown's most notorious heiress and murderess, Sasha Torte, tells the tale of her own spectacular downfall. Forsaken by her parents and raised by criminals and reprobates, Sasha becomes a world-famous pastry chef at the tender age of seventeen. Entanglement with the disreputable Dasher brothers leads to love, but also to a dangerous addiction. Behind bars in Wolfftown's gaol, Sasha sips premium champagne as she recalls a life of seduction, betrayal, ghosts, opium and an indiscreet quantity of confectionary and plots her escape. The Scandalous Life of Sasha Torte is a wild romp of dastardly deeds, intrepid protagonists, dark villains, wild gangs, luxurious hotels and mouth-watering treats.
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10558661
Cataloging source
ANL
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Truffle, Lesley
Dewey number
823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Humorous Fiction
  • Australian Fiction
  • Crime & Thriller
Target audience
adult
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revenge, redemption ... and pastry
Label
The Scandalous Life of Sasha Torte
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:HCP_378138
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781460706114
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Scandalous Life of Sasha Torte
Control code
BORROWBOX:HCP_378138
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781460706114
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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