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The children's book : [a novel]

Author: A S Byatt; Rosalyn Landor
Publisher: [Westminster, Md.] : Books on Tape, ℗2009.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English : Library edView all editions and formats
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When author Olive Wellwood's oldest son discovers a runaway named Philip sketching in the basement of the new Victoria and Albert Museum she takes him into the storybook world of her family and friends. There he finds more treachery and darkness than Philip has ever imagined. But their personal struggles, their hidden desires, will soon be eclipsed by far greater forces, as the tides turn across Europe and a golden  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
Bildungsromans
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: A S Byatt; Rosalyn Landor
ISBN: 9780307702814 0307702812
OCLC Number: 424498551
Notes: Compact discs.
Unabridged.
Subtitle from container.
Performer(s): Read by Rosalyn Landor.
Description: 24 audio discs (30 hr., 17 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by A.S. Byatt.

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When author Olive Wellwood's oldest son discovers a runaway named Philip sketching in the basement of the new Victoria and Albert Museum she takes him into the storybook world of her family and friends. There he finds more treachery and darkness than Philip has ever imagined. But their personal struggles, their hidden desires, will soon be eclipsed by far greater forces, as the tides turn across Europe and a golden era comes to an end with the beginning of World War I.

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