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After me comes the flood / Sarah Perry.

After me comes the flood / Sarah Perry.
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LP PERR
Large Print   Double Bay . Available .  
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ISBN 9781510074491 (pbk.) :
Author Perry, Sarah, 1979- author.
Title After me comes the flood / Sarah Perry.
Edition Large print edition.
Publisher/Date Rearsby, Leicester WF Howes Ltd, 2017.
©2014
Pagination etc. 266 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Contents note Standard print edition originally published: London: Serpent's Tail, 2014.
Summary Note One hot summer's day, John Cole decides to leave his life behind. He shuts up the bookshop no one ever comes to and drives out of London. When his car breaks down and he becomes lost on an isolated road, he goes looking for help, and stumbles into the grounds of a grand but dilapidated house. Its residents welcome him with open arms - but there's more to this strange community than meets the eye. They all know him by name, they've prepared a room for him, and claim to have been waiting for him all along. As nights and days pass John finds himself drawn into a baffling menagerie. There is Hester, their matriarchal, controlling host; Alex and Claire, siblings full of child-like wonder and delusions; the mercurial Eve; Elijah - a faithless former preacher haunted by the Bible; and chain-smoking Walker, wreathed in smoke and hostility. Who are these people? And what do they intend for John?
Subject Faith -- Fiction
Large type books
Psychological fiction
Shelf Location LP PERR
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