• Louisa the Poisoner

  • By: Tanith Lee
  • Narrated by: Janine Haynes
  • Length: 2 hrs and 42 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (15 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Raised in a swamp by a mad witch, poor Louisa grew up with one goal in mind: to marry a wealthy man, then inherit his lands and money by whatever means it takes. And Louisa may well succeed, for she is a stunning beauty with the manners of an angel. At last she sets off to make her fortune...and with the help of her vial of undetectable poison, she soon finds her first victim. A dazzlingly dark fantasy, as only Tanith Lee could write it!

©2011 Tanith Lee (P)2016 Wildside Press LLC

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It's about Louisa and she poisons people

That's the plot. I admire the elegance of its villain POV. One of Tanith Lee's simpler books, but it still has the witty, visually lush prose that I know her for.

The narrator's voice is pleasant to listen to, but has a couple of minor mispronunciations that could have been fixed with better editing.

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Well worth a listen

An engaging story with a fantastic voice on the audiobook. I really enjoyed listening to this.