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Where the serpent lives

Author: Ruth Padel
Publisher: Oxford : Isis, 2011.
Series: Isis large print
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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Why is Rosamund so paralyzed by Tyler and his secrets? The whole world was once in love with her. Now, married to the dangerously charismatic Tyler, estranged from her conservationist father, despairing of her teenage son's silences, she feels completely alone. Revisiting the almost forgotten world of her Indian childhood may help, but can her family survive the changes she must make to save herself? Ruth Padel has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Padel
ISBN: 9780753186978 0753186977 9780753186961 0753186969
OCLC Number: 731984794
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: 480 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Isis large print
Responsibility: Ruth Padel.

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Why is Rosamund so paralyzed by Tyler and his secrets? The whole world was once in love with her. Now, married to the dangerously charismatic Tyler, estranged from her conservationist father, despairing of her teenage son's silences, she feels completely alone. Revisiting the almost forgotten world of her Indian childhood may help, but can her family survive the changes she must make to save herself? Ruth Padel has set her captivating debut in London, Devon and the jungles of India. But at its heart is a family in crisis. This a beautifully evocative tale about love, science, renewal and the place of wild nature in human lives.

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