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BOOK OF THE MONTH
THE MAIDENS (HB)
Alex Michaelides
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We all keep secrets. Even from ourselves.


'A thrilling, heart-in-throat...(+)
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Quentin Tarantino's long-awaited first work of fiction - at once hilarious, delicious, and brutal ...(+)

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Where the Serpent Lives
Ruth Padel

Classification : General & Literary Fiction
Pub Date : Mar 03, 2011
Imprint : Little Brown UK
Page Extent : 320
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780349122328
Price : 650

About the book
A family in crisis - and the wider world of wildlife in crisis too. Rosamund, unable to communicate with her philandering husband or teenage son, alienated from her zoologist father, feels cut off also from the jungle world of her Indian childhood. What if she goes back into it?

Rustling with animals of which most humans are unaware, set in London, ancient Devon woodland and the endangered forests of India, this is a eye-opening foray into love, terror and the place of wild nature in human lives.

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Ruth Padel
Ruth Padel brings a poet's ear for internal musical pattern, and deep and loving knowledge of the stones, light and colours of Crete, as she winds us into coils within coils of a family's dark history...(+)
Books by Ruth Padel
Daughters of the Labyrinth (TPB)
Tigers in Red Weather (PB)
Tigers In Red Weather (HB)
Where The Serpent Lives (PB)