The River

The River

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In 1958, in a small Devon village, two children, playing in a boat on the river, are drowned. Their parents are distraught but remain in the village, living together yet estranged, for the next thirty years. Over time their tragedy becomes part of the invisible fabric of village life until, one summer's day, Anna arrives. She comes to the village to escape her own disappointments. She does not tell anyone that she is pregnant. Anna goes to live with Isabel, and for a time the women find solace in each other's company. But the baby's arrival opens old wounds leading, inexorably, to tragedy...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 126 x 192 x 24mm | 240.4g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 014101685X
  • 9780141016856
  • 1,629,748

About Tricia Wastvedt

Tricia Wastvedt was born in London in 1954 and lives in Bath. This is her first novel.show more

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207 ratings
3.2 out of 5 stars
5 14% (28)
4 25% (52)
3 36% (74)
2 19% (40)
1 6% (13)
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