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Title: THE PEACOCK SPRING
By: Rumer Godden
Format: Paperback

List price: £6.99


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ISBN 10: 0330323687
ISBN 13: 9780330323680
Publisher: PAN MACMILLAN
Pub. date: 3 January, 1998
Edition: Unabridged edition
Pages: 256
Description: Not a usual marker, but a feather, a tip feather from a peacock's train, lucently blue and green ...
Synopsis: Una and her younger sister Hal have been abruptly summoned to live in New Delhi by their diplomat father Sir Edward Gwithiam. From the first meeting with their new tutor and companion, the beautiful Eurasian Alix Lamont, Una senses a hidden motive to their presence. But through the pain of the months to come, the poetry and logic of India do not leave Una untouched. And it begins with the feather, a promise of something genuine and precious ...In The Peacock Spring Rumer Godden evokes the magic of an India she knows so well and all the bitter sweetness of loyalty and love. And in the preface she explains how this perennially popular novel came to be written. 'One of the finest English novelists' Orville Prescott
Publication: UK
Imprint: Pan Books
Returns: Returnable
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