The Hanging Tree

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Counterpoint, 1998 - Fiction - 385 pages
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"When palaeontologist Kathryn Widd is called to the Kenyan wilderness to investigate a set of hominid skull fragments, she little suspects how profoundly the journey will change her. As she studies the ancient fossils, she becomes intrigued by the tale of a 1908 safari and the British nobleman who died mysteriously near the site of her dig. The further she probes, the more deeply she is drawn into past lives and a world turned upside down by ancient, mysterious forces of violence." "Surrounded only by the vast wasteland of African desert, her forgotten sexuality is gradually reawakened - first by Marion Macmillan, the neglected wife of Kathryn's alcoholic colleague, then by the mystic nomad Daniel Tregallion. As the academic significance of the findings begins to attract worldwide attention, Kathryn finds herself drawn into a vortex of dark passion, native curses, and devastating political violence."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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User Review  - Jim Dooley - Goodreads

This is one of the most unique books I've ever read, and something of an enigma. I've read it twice. The first time was several years ago, and I recalled it being one of the best books I'd read. Since ... Read full review

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User Review  - Margaret - Goodreads

Honestly I have to say I feel rather lukewarm about this book. The plot had a couple of layers of mysteries but I just didn't feel very compelled by any of them. The author generated some suspense but ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Lambkin was born in England.

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