The Fig Eater

A Novel


By Jody Sheilds

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When a young woman’s body is discovered in the summer of 1910 Vienna, the Inspector’s wife is certain the figs found in her stomach during the autopsy are the clue to the identity of the murderer — for there are no fresh figs in Vienna at this time of year.


On Sale
Mar 6, 2001
Page Count
320 pages

Jody Sheilds

About the Author

Jody Shields is the author of two novels, the bestselling novel The Fig Eater and The Crimson Portrait. Formerly Design Editor of the New York Times magazine and a Contributing Editor of American Vogue, Shields is also a screenwriter and a collected artist. She is a resident of New York City.

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