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The India House

Author: William Palmer
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The locals call it 'The India house'. But they have little to do with the three women who live there: grandmother, mother and daughter. Upstairs, old Mrs Covington dreams of India and the days of the Raj. Her widowed daughter Evelyn watches obsessively over eighteen-year-old Julia. She has decided that the girl is to be kept in a state of 'innocence'. The tutor, Mr Henry, is allowed to teach only a bizarre mixture  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Palmer, William, 1945-
India House.
London : Jonathan Cape, 2005
(OCoLC)607462341
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Palmer
ISBN: 0224072978 9780224072977
OCLC Number: 57380895
Description: 249 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: William Palmer.

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His second duty is to fillet the news in the Times each day and report a sanitised version to the family. As little as possible of the modern world must intrude... But it is 1956. India has been lost  Read more...

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