Diane Setterfield - Once Upon a River (2nd Hand Paperback)
- Format : Standard Thick 2nd Hand Paperback.
- Condition : Good (Almost Very Good)
- Category : Fiction - Historical Fiction
- Published : 2018 (Black Swan / Penguin)
- ISBN : 9781784163631
- SKU : B001371
- PPC : SP450gm
- RRP : £8.99
- Quantity Available : 1 only.
The Sunday Times Bestseller.
On 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 and in steps an injured stranger. In his arms is the drowned corpse of a child.
Hours later, the dead girl stirs, takes a breath and returns to life.
Is it a miracle?
Is it magic?
And who does the little girl belong to?
An exquisitely crafted multi-layered mystery brimming with folklore, suspense and romance, as well as with the urgent scientific curiosity of the Darwinian age, Once Upon a River is as richly atmospheric as Setterfield’s bestseller The Thirteenth Tale.
A glorious tapestry of a book that combines folklore and science, magic and myth. Suspenseful, romantic, and richly atmospheric, the beginning of this novel will sweep you away on a powerful current of storytelling, transporting you through worlds both real and imagined, to the triumphant conclusion whose depths will continue to give up their treasures long after the last page is turned.
'Infused with the spirit of Jane Eyre, Rebecca and The Woman in White' - The Independent.
'I was completely spellbound' - Ruth Hogan.
'A delight . . . I devoured it' - Jo Baker.
'Truly extraordinary' - Dinah Jeffries.
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