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The River Maid

The River Maid (Paperback)

By Court, Dilly

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The stunning new novel from Sunday Times bestseller, Dilly Court London, 1854: twenty-year-old Essie Chapman lives with her father in poverty stricken Limehouse, working on the river as a boatman. Her life seems set before her, never to leave this part of London and forever at he...r father's beck and call. Then, one night, she must transport a mysterious man from a foreign ship to the banks of the Thames, a man who ends up renting a room in Essie's house, identifying himself only as `Raven'. When curiosity gets the better of her, Essie follows him and unwittingly becomes involved in something far greater than she could ever have guessed. Finding herself on a ship bound for the penal colonies in Australia with Raven and his cousin Alice, this is only the start of a remarkable journey taking her to the other side of the world and back again...
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ISBN 9780008199609
Released NZ 2 Feb 2018
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Format Paperback
Series The River Maid (part: 1)
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ISBN-13 9780008199609
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
Released 2 Feb 2018
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Court, Dilly
Series The River Maid (part: 1)
Category Sagas
Historical Fiction
Number of Pages 512
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 32mm
Dewey Code 823.92
Weight 350g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Fiction and related items / Historical fiction, FICTION - Sagas, Fiction and related items / Sagas, FICTION - Contemporary Women, FICTION - Family Life
NBS Text Romance & Sagas
ONIX Text General/trade