Sacred Country by Rose Tremain

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Number of Pages384
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ISBN 100099422034
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The New York Times Book Review A book that we give to our friends and are glad to have read Tremain gives us a precisely imagined landscape and characters that we come to care deeply about. The Boston Sunday Globe A stunning achievement. The London Times Evening Standard Sacred Country, by even the most exacting standards, is an unqualified /5(17).

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