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The Distant Hours
Author: Kate Morton

ISBN: 9780330477581
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 600
Published: 12 May 2011
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 13.2 x 4.0
The discovery of a long-lost letter reveals an old secret and the the truth behind a woman's mysterious past in the eagerly awaited new novel from international publishing sensation, Kate Morton, author of The Shifting Fog and The Forgotten Garden.

It started with a letter. A letter that had been lost for a long time, waiting out half a century, stifling summer after cooling winter, in a forgotten postal bag in the dim attic of a nondescript house in Bermondsey ...

Edie Burchill and her mother have never been close, but when a long lost letter arrives one Sunday afternoon with the return address of Milderhurst Castle, Kent, printed on its envelope, Edie begins to suspect that her Mother's emotional distance masks an old secret.

Evacuated from London as a thirteen year old girl, Edie's mother is chosen by the mysterious Juniper Blythe, and taken to live at Milderhurst Castle with the Blythe family: Juniper, her twin sisters and their father, Raymond, author of the 1920s children's classic, The True History of the Mud Man. In the grand and glorious Milderhurst Castle, a new world opens up for Edie's mother. She disc...

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