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Title: THE RIVER
A VIRAGO MODERN CLASSIC
By: Rumer Godden, Anita Desai
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 1844088413
ISBN 13: 9781844088416
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Publisher: LITTLE, BROWN BOOK GROUP
Pub. date: 5 February, 2015
Series: VMC Designer Collection
Pages: 224
Description: This is Rumer Godden's unforgettable evocation of India and of childhood, of innocence and experience. A small masterpiece.
Synopsis: Harriet is caught between two worlds: her older sister is no longer a playmate, her brother is still a little boy. And the comforting rhythm of her Indian childhood - the sounds of the jute factory, the colourful festivals that accompany each season and the eternal ebb and flow of the river on its journey to the Bay of Bengal - is about to be shattered by a tragic event. Intense, vivid, and with a dark undertow, The River is a poignant portrait of the loss of a young girl's innocence.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Virago Press Ltd
Returns: Returnable
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