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Once upon a river

Once upon a river

Author: Diane Setterfield
Publisher: London : Doubleday, 2019. copyright018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
As the novel opens, a small girl is rescued from a wintry river that winds through a village older than memory, a river that is central to the lives and imaginations of the people who live on its banks. Though initially thought dead, she miraculously begins to breathe again. What happened to her? Who is she? Everyone in this novel has a story, and the border between truth and fantasy, eternity and the now, is more  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Historical
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Setterfield
ISBN: 9780857525666 0857525662
OCLC Number: 1076839554
Description: 420 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Diane Setterfield.


A dark midwinter's night in an ancient inn on the Thames. Replete with folklore, suspense and romance, as well as with the urgent scientific curiosity of the Darwinian age, Once Upon a River is as  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." * Read more...

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