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ebook / ISBN-13: 9781405512688

Price: £9.99

ON SALE: 2nd August 2012

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Classic Fiction (pre C 1945)

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By the esteemed author of Black Narcissus.

‘Her craftsmanship is always sure; her understanding of character is compassionate and profound; her prose is pure, delicate, and gently witty’ New York Times

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.

The River will make you laugh, make you cry and, in its way, change you forever’ Julie Myerson

Available with Virago Modern Classics.

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