The Orientalist And The Ghost
London: half a century later the ghosts of that time return to haunt Christopher, triggering vivid memories of colonial misconduct and lost love. Forced to confront his past, Christopher agonises over the fate of his beloved Evangeline and the disappearance of their daughter, Frances.
Moving from present day London to the heart of the Malayan jungle in colonial times, THE ORIENTALIST AND THE GHOST is a stunning portrayal of human frailty and lost love.
- Paperback | 432 pages
- 128 x 196 x 28mm | 299.37g
- 01 Jun 2010
- Transworld Publishers Ltd
- Black Swan
- London, United Kingdom
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Half a century later the ghosts of that time return to haunt him, triggering vivid memories of colonial misconduct and lost love. Forced to confront his past, Christopher agonises over the fate of Evangeline, and the mysterious disappearance of his teenage daughter Frances in Kuala Lumpur, 1969. Until his grandson Adam embarks on a quest to piece together the fragments of a family torn apart.
Moving from present day London to the heart of the Malayan jungle, The Orientalist and The Ghost is an epic tale of human frailty and the ghosts that haunt a family from one generation to the next.
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