Once upon a river (Book, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Once upon a river

Once upon a river

Author: Diane Setterfield; Liane Payne
Publisher: London : Transworld Publishers Ltd, [2018?] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
A dark midwinter's night in an ancient inn on the Thames. The regulars are entertaining themselves by telling stories when the door bursts open on an injured stranger. In his arms is the drowned corpse of a little child. Hours later the dead girl stirs, takes a breath and returns to life. Is it a miracle? Is it magic? Or can it be explained by science? Replete with folklore, suspense and romance, as well as with the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Setterfield; Liane Payne
ISBN: 9780857525659 0857525654
OCLC Number: 1057616018
Description: 380 pages : map 24 cm
Responsibility: Diane Setterfield.


'A truly extraordinary book' - Dinah Jefferies'I was completely spellbound' - Ruth Hogan'Just marvellous' - Jo Baker'A true storyteller' - The TimesIt was the longest night of the year when the  Read more...


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A story, no matter how cleverly it is structured, lives or dies on the vividness of its characters. Setterfield, a true storyteller, makes us care about all her players in this beguiling novel. * The Read more...

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