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A house Called Askival

Author: Merryn Glover
Publisher: Glasgow : Freight Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An elegant, moving and heartfelt love letter to the sights, sounds and tastes of northern India told through the enthralling story of the troubled relationship between a father and daughter stretching from Partition to the present day. James Connor is a man who, burdened with guilt following a tragic event in his youth, has dedicated his life to serving India. Ruth Connor is his estranged daughter who, as a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
History
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Merryn Glover
ISBN: 9781908754608 1908754605
OCLC Number: 881570849
Description: 1 online resource (490 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half-title Page; Title Page; Copyright; About the Author; Dedication; Contents; One; Two; Three; Four; Five; Six; Seven; Eight; Nine; Ten; Eleven; Twelve; Thirteen; Fourteen; Fifteen; Sixteen; Seventeen; Eighteen; Nineteen; Twenty; Twenty-One; Twenty-Two; Twenty-Three; Twenty-Four; Twenty-Five; Twenty-Six; Twenty-Seven; Twenty-Eight; Twenty-Nine; Thirty; Thirty-One; Thirty-Two; Thirty-Three; Thirty-Four; Thirty-Five; Thirty-Six; Thirty-Seven; Thirty-Eight; Thirty-Nine; Forty; Forty-One; Forty-Two; Forty-Three; Forty-Four; Forty-Five; Forty-Six; Forty-Seven; Forty-Eight; Forty-Nine;FiftyFifty-One; Fifty-Two; Acknowledgements.
Responsibility: Merryn Glover.

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An elegant, moving and heartfelt love letter to the sights, sounds and tastes of northern India told through the enthralling story of the troubled relationship between a father and daughter stretching from Partition to the present day. James Connor is a man who, burdened with guilt following a tragic event in his youth, has dedicated his life to serving India. Ruth Connor is his estranged daughter who, as a teenager, always knew she came second to her parents' missionary vocation and rebelled, with equally tragic consequences. After 24 years away, Ruth finally returns to Askival, the fam.

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