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Description - The Telling by Jo Baker

When Rachel sets off alone for her mother's isolated country house, she promises herself that the business of packing up and selling will only take a couple of weeks, and then she'll be home again, and back to normal. But from the moment she steps through the front door, Rachel feels that the house contains more than she had expected: along with the memories of her mother, there is something else, a presence - not quite tangible - trying to make itself felt. As Rachel struggles to put her mother's affairs in order, she grows ever more convinced that the house holds a message for her. Can the ghosts of the past be nudging their way into the present, or is Rachel really beginning to lose her mind?

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781846271397
ISBN-10: 1846271398
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Portobello Books Ltd
Publisher: Granta Books
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jo Baker

JO BAKER was born and grew up in Lancaster, educated at Oxford and Belfast, and now teaches creative writing at Lancaster University. She is the author of two previous novels, both published by Heinemann. She is also a script writer, whose adaptation of Charlotte BrontA 's Shirley, has just won funding from the Irish Film Board

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