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h19835195 added a title to their For later shelf May 17 2018
Magdalena has an unsettling gift. She sees the truth about people written on their skin; names, dates, details both banal and profound, and her only relief from the onslaught of information is to take off her glasses and let the world recede....
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h19835195 added a title to their For later shelf May 09 2018
A middle-aged man living on Auckland's Waiheke Island recalls vividly the sudden death of his daughter Miriam. Grief silenced Adam at the time, but now he decides to break the silence and explore the secrets of the past. The search becomes a...
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h19835195 added a title to their For later shelf May 09 2018
Marion Flint lives alone on the wild west coast of New Zealand's North Island. One day she meets a small boy, Ika, on the empty, rugged beach, and an unlikely friendship begins between the Swedish doctor and the solemn child with webbed feet and a...
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h19835195 added a title to their For later shelf May 09 2018
"Maria has found a sanctuary in a rented house, overlooking a small Spanish village by the sea. She is coming to terms with losing the love of her life. But her solitude and the places that have become special to her are about to be encroached...
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h19835195 added a title to their For later shelf May 06 2018
Caught between cultures, Jhabvala has always written powerfully of the relationship between India and the Western middle classes. In this collection of short stories, she deals with pathos, despair, sensuality and liberation with sensitivity, wit...
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