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Sea change

Nathan, Alix2021
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'I'll be back soon, my love. Tonight, I hope.' The last Eve saw of her mother was a wave from the basket of a rising balloon. A wilful, lonely orphan in the house of her erratic artist guardian, Eve struggles to retain the image of her missing mother and the father she never knew. In a London beset by pageantry, incipient riot and the fear of Napoleonic invasion, Eve must grow into a young woman with no one to guide her through its perils. Far away, in a Norfolk fishing village, the Rev. Snead preaches hellfire and damnation to his impoverished parishioners and oppressed wife. Snead illustrates his sermons with the example of a mute woman pulled from the sea, over whom he keeps a very close watch indeed.
Main title:
Sea change / Alix Nathan.
Author:
Nathan, Alix, author
Imprint:
London : Serpent's Tail, 2021.
Collation:
248 pages ; 23 cm
ISBN:
9781788163491 (hbk)9781782836124 (ePub ebook)
Language:
English
BRN:
2907506
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