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Mourning Ruby

Author: Helen Dunmore; Virginia Leishman
Publisher: Leicester, [England] : Howes ; Clipper Audio, 2004, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mourning Ruby is a novel of interlocking stories, each one opening to reveal another. It tells not only the story of the loss of a child and its effect on three people, but an account of a young girl's life in the brothel during WWI, the magical story of a circus acrobat, and the history of Stalin's first wife and her mysterious fate. Hugely moving and strongly plotted, it deals with memory, history, imagination,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Talking books
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Dunmore; Virginia Leishman
ISBN: 1845050967 9781845050962
OCLC Number: 156316377
Notes: Clipper Audio: CU031.
Unabridged.
Credits: Read by Virginia Leishman.
Description: 8 sound discs (CD) (ca. 9 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by Helen Dunmore ; performance by Virginia Leishman.

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Mourning Ruby is a novel of interlocking stories, each one opening to reveal another. It tells not only the story of the loss of a child and its effect on three people, but an account of a young girl's life in the brothel during WWI, the magical story of a circus acrobat, and the history of Stalin's first wife and her mysterious fate. Hugely moving and strongly plotted, it deals with memory, history, imagination, and ultimately the most important relationship in any novel.

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