Persistent rumours

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Milkweed Editions, 1994 - Fiction - 294 pages
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A 70-year-old Englishman travels to his birthplace in the Andaman Islands, off the coast of Burma, to solve the mystery of his mother's disappearance when he was eight. A look at the role memory plays in life. By the author of Changes of Address.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

This latest offering from British author Langley (From the Broken Tree, 1978, etc.) again straddles the boundaries of pulp and serious fiction. An exotic landscape helps keep the book interesting on ... Read full review

Persistent Rumours

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Set in the Andaman Islands, 700 miles off the coast of India, this is the tale of a man coming to terms with his mother's death. Haunted by nightmares of his mother, "a woman with pale hair, who wore ... Read full review


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About the author (1994)

Lee Langley is the author of several novels including Persistent Rumours, winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Novel, From the Broken Tree, and Changes of Address. She lives in Surrey, England.

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