Once Upon a River: A Novel Hardcover

By Diane Setterfield

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At the center of the tale is a drowned child, pulled from the river's icy waters and pronounced dead, until she miraculously awakens. It's the late 19th century, and the girl won't speak, so it's left to the full cast of fascinating characters -- from the scientifically-minded local nurse, to a couple grieving the disappearance of their own young daughter, to the River Thames itself -- to make sense of who she is and how she survived, through religion, folklore, and emerging science. You'll want to clear your schedule, curl up with a blanket and a cup of tea, and fully enjoy this quiet, thoughtful journey.
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Hardcover
480 pages
ISBN/SKU
9780743298070
Publisher
Atria/Emily Bestler Books (12/4/18)
Dimensions
6 x 1.3 x 9 inches
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