The River : A Virago Modern Classic Paperback / softback
by Rumer Godden
Part of the Virago Modern Classics series
Paperback / softback
Harriet is caught between two worlds: her older sister is no longer a playmate, her brother is still a little boy. And the comforting rhythm of her Indian childhood - the sounds of the jute factory, the colourful festivals that accompany each season and the eternal ebb and flow of the river on its journey to the Bay of Bengal - is about to be shattered by a tragic event.
Intense, vivid, and with a dark undertow, The River is a poignant portrait of the loss of a young girl's innocence.
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