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Back by popular demand, this whip-smart novel is a conversation between Stella, a vivacious, aspiring writer and Bohemian eco-activist, and Edward Prain, a refined connoisseur of the rare books on hand in Stella's dusty London bookstall.While Prain is mysteriously aloof about his background, Stella finds his insights into art more and more stimulating, until one rainy afternoon she makes a surprising discovery: Prain is the head of England's most prestigious publishing house and a leading collector of art. And now, he would like her to come to tea at his country estate...
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JOAN TAYLOR is an historian and the author of several books on ancient religious history and archeology, including the prize- winning Christians and the Holy Places, and The Englishman, The Moor and the Holy City: The True Adventures of an Elizabethan Traveller. A native New Zealander, she currently lives in England, where she lectures widely on religion and philosophy. This is her first novel.
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Book Description Melville House, 2011. Condition: New. Ships from the UK. BRAND NEW. Seller Inventory # GRP67991836
Book Description Melville House, 2011. Paperback. Condition: New. New item. May have light shelf wear. Seller Inventory # BK0003277
Book Description Melville House, 2011. Paperback. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M193555445X
Book Description Melville House, 2011. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX193555445X