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Her novels, spare, beautifully written, and often with a supernatural or macabre element, include the birds of the air 1980, the 27th kingdom. She was the author of numerous novels and of some nonfiction, including cookery books. Buy the 27th kingdom new edition by ellis, alice thomas isbn. Her dozen novels include the 27th kingdom, which was nominated for a. The roman catholic russian ancestors of aunt irene, the central character in alice thomas elliss new novel, were persecuted and forced to flee to the ukraine, lithuania, austria or as the storytellers would have it, across 27 lands and 30 countries until they came to the 27th kingdom. The 27th kingdom by ellis, alice thomas author 2007 paperback alice thomas ellis on.130 961 358 295 1112 394 124 846 40 1059 1025 637 1371 1227 963 1480 186 860 746 315 971 871 1297 278 4 198 713 1006 878 432 225 1078 643