Sea Change (Paperback)

Audienta:
General
Limba:
Engleza
Nr. de pagini:
256
Dimensiuni:
12,9 x 19,7 x 2 cm
Publicat in:
07.07.2022
ISBN:
9781788163507
55,50 Lei
Disponibil cu livrare intre 30 Aug - 11 Sep
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'Unsettling and strange, Sea Change, cements Nathan's reputation as one of our most interesting historical novelists.' The TimesAS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 4'I'll be back soon, my love. Tonight, I hope.'The last Eve saw of her mother was a wave from the basket of a rising balloon. A wilful, lonely orphan in the house of her erratic artist guardian, Eve struggles to retain the image of her missing mother and the father she never knew.

In a London beset by pageantry, incipient riot and the fear of Napoleonic invasion, Eve must grow into a young woman with no one to guide her through its perils. Far away, in a Norfolk fishing village, the Rev Snead preaches hellfire and damnation to his impoverished parishioners and oppressed wife. Snead illustrates his sermons with the example of a mute woman pulled from the sea, over whom he keeps a very close watch indeed.