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The poison oracle

Peter Dickinson

The poison oracle

by Peter Dickinson

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Published by Chivers Press, J. Curley in Bath [Avon], South Yarmouth, Mass .
Written in English

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  • Large type books

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Dickinson.
    SeriesAtlantic large print, Atlantic series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6054.I35 P6 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination352 p. ;
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3176447M
    ISBN 100893406805
    LC Control Number83018875

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The Poison Oracle is the second in a series of reprints of Peter Dickinson’s mysteries from Small Beer Press. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more. Read it now. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

/5(3). The Poison Oracle book. Read 14 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this bizarre thriller set in an Arab emirate, an English scien /5. Douglas had previously referred to the Zande poison oracle in a article, Techniques of sorcery control in Central Africa, which later became Chapter 4 of her book, Implicit Meanings [/].

The reference came in Douglas's discussion of the use of poison ordeals for the detection of witches, The poison oracle book p. Benge is the 'Poison Oracle' used by the Azande of Central Africa, mainly in Southern Sudan, in which a decision is determined by whether or not a fowl survives being administered a poison.

The outcome of the oracle can be taken as law in certain circumstances when a Zande Chief is present. The practice is increasingly rare since colonial times.

The Poison Oracle is a novel of its time that exposes in the everyday language people use humanity's thinking and unthinking cruelties to one another and to the animals with whom we share this earth. Peter Dickinson has twice received the Crime Writers' Association's Gold Dagger/5(3).

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Peter Dickinson has twice received the Crime Writers' Association's Gold : Small Beer Press. Get this from a library.

The poison oracle. [Peter Dickinson] -- A sheikh funds a psycholinguist's research into the language abilities of a chimp. A chimp who then witnesses a murder. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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Willem Dreespark Den Haag The Netherlands Curator: Ibrahim Ineke. AWAY FROM THAT LINE / IN TOWARD THE. poison oracle. Which of the following is an oracle used by the Azande to discover the identity of witches. The book Malleus Maleficarum stated that witches: d.

all of the above (ch) A series of witchcraft trials and executions took place in the late 17th century in the United States, in the town of. Dickinson's faceted intelligence provides thoughtful pauses along with the more traditional thriller accoutrements in this provocative tale of the Sultanate of Q'Kut, a tiny oil rich country where Arabs and primitive Marshmen coexist under an ancient treaty.

When greed for the oil under the marshes begins to unravel the bond, a British psycholinguist, his experimental chimpanzee and a nubile. "Oracle, yeah, we have to have Oracle," Smollett-Bell said.

"In the other interview we were fantasizing about Poison Ivy and Harley against the Birds of Prey. I don't know, there's so : Nicole Drum. Part Of: Witchcraft, Oracles & Magic Among The Azande sequence Content Summary: words, 16 min read Chapter 1: Witchcraft is an organic and hereditary phenomenon Witchcraft is discovered by means of oracles.

Both oracles and stories of witches obey certain hierarchical expectations. Witchcraft is not strange, but an expected part of everyday life.

The secondary elaborations of belief that explain the failure of the oracle attribute its failure to (1) the wrong variety of poison having been gathered, (2) breach of a taboo, (3) witchcraft, (4) anger of the owners of the forest where the creeper grows, (5) age of the.

Book. See all. Item description " The poison oracle (Atlantic large print) by Dickinson, Peter A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. The Poison Oracle is a novel of its time that exposes in the everyday language people use humanity's thinking and unthinking cruelties to one another and to the animals with whom we share this earth.

Peter Dickinson has twice received the Crime Writers' Association's Gold Dagger/5(85). The Poison Oracle is a novel of its time that exposes in the everyday language people use humanity's thinking and unthinking cruelties to one another and to the animals with whom we share this earth.

Peter Dickinson has twice received the Crime Writers' Association's Gold Dagger. Read an Excerpt. Poison ; IF OPENING DAY wasn’t the happiest landmark in Dismas Hardy’s year, he didn’t know what was.

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As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. The Poison Oracle is a story about language but it is also a story about oil. The Arabs believe there is oil in the marshland.

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It contains many intertextual references particularly to mythology, fairy tales and secondary world Author: Chris Wooding.OCT I PLEASANT POISON Spiced Buckwheat Honey Cider Distraught by the news that their days are numbered, the Tree Council meet to discuss their options.

Many brave souls have tried to defeat the dragon Hornbeam, to no avail. A meadowlark makes a wild suggestion: destroy the beast through his love of food and boundless gluttony.