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Mothering Sunday: A Romance (Vintage International)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Vintage
Publication date January 10, 2017
Pages 192
Binding Paperback
ISBN-13 9781101971727
ISBN-10 110197172X
Dimensions 0.55 by 5.15 by 7 in.
Weight 0.45 lbs.
Original list price $15.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: A luminous intensely moving tale that begins with a secret lovers assignation in the spring of 1924 then unfolds to reveal the whole of a remarkable life Twenty two year old Jane Fairchild has worked as a maid at an English country house since she was sixteen For almost all of those years she has been the clandestine lover to Paul Sheringham young heir of a neighboring house The two now meet on an unseasonably warm March day Mothering Sunday a day that will change Jane s life forever As the narrative moves back and forth from 1924 to the end of the century what we know and understand about Jane about the way she loves thinks feels sees remembers expands with every vividly captured moment Her story is one of profound self discovery and through her Graham Swift has created an emotionally soaring deeply affecting work of fiction From the Hardcover edition On an unseasonably warm spring day in 1924 twenty two year old Jane Fairchild a maid at an English country house meets with her secret lover the young heir of a neighboring estate He is about to be married to a woman more befitting his social status and the time has come to end the affair but events unfold in ways Jane could never have predicted As the narrative moves back and forth across the twentieth century what we know and understand about Jane about the way she loves thinks feels sees and remembers expands with every page In Mothering Sunday Booker Prize winning novelist Graham Swift has crafted an emotionally soaring and profoundly moving work of fiction

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