Sacred Country: A Novel

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Sinclair-Stevenson, 1992 - England - 365 pages
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Nevertheless the writing was beautiful. - Goodreads
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Read it years ago, loved it, recommended it to everyone but right now I can't recall enough about it to write a review, just read it, it's quirky and good. Read full review

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I heard Rose Tremain on Desert Island Discs yonks ago and had to start reading her books. Luckily I soon found a second-hand copy of this and devoured it. She is very easy to read - it's eloquent and ... Read full review


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Rose Tremain is the author of eight novels, including "The Way I Found Her" (WSP 1999), which was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year in 1998, "Sacred Country" (WSP 1999), which won both the James Tait Memorial Prize and the Prix Femina Etranger in France, and "Restoration," which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and was made into an Academy Award-winning film in 1995. Tremain's work has been translated into fourteen languages. She lives in Norfolk, England, with the biographer Richard Holmes, and has a daughter, Eleanor, who is an actress.

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