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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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The perfect reading-group book, this juicy, exotic and gripping novel will be adored by fans ofTHE ISLANDBook Description:
This dazzling, sweeping historical epic is juicy, gripping and completely accessible; it is the very best type of historical fiction
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Book Description Headline Publishing Group, 2008. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0755331109