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A hugely absorbing, satisfying read, beautifully crafted but thrillingly told, in the style of THE FAR PAVILIONS.
Pree Fincastle, daughter of impoverished British missionaries in India, is left alone and destitute when tragedy strikes. Turned away by the Church, she embarks on a journey in search of Kai, the son of her mothers ayah, and the only person she can trust. But Kai is not the man Pree thought he was, and the secrets he holds will unlock the door to another world, another time and, shockingly, another life. Haunting, powerful, heartbreaking and magnificent, IN A FAR COUNTRY tells of one young womans enthralling journey. A passage through penury and prostitution, tragedy and bloodshed, secrets and love, it is ultimately a story of hope; a story that, once read, will never be forgotten...
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This dazzling, sweeping historical epic is juicy, gripping and completely accessible; it is the very best type of historical fictionAbout the Author:
Linda Holeman is the author of the internationally bestselling historical novels The Linnet Bird, The Moonlit Cage, In a Far Country, and The Saffron Gate, as well as a number of other works of fiction and short fiction. The Moonlit Cage was chosen by Amnesty International UK as one of their 'ten great books on human rights'. Her novels have been translated into eighteen languages. A world traveller, she grew up and was educated in Winnipeg. She currently lives in Toronto.
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Book Description Headline Publishing Group, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110755331109
Book Description Headline Publishing Group. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0755331109 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.1246284