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The Second Sleep

Author: Robert Harris.

The Second Sleep

Author: Robert Harris.

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Item #: D40707
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Publication Date: 2019
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 9780525656692
The year is 1468. A young priest, Christopher Fairfax, arrives in a remote English village to conduct the funeral of his predecessor. The land around is strewn with ancient artefacts—coins, fragments of glass, human bones—which the old parson used to collect. Did his obsession with the past lead to his death? In this novel by the author of Father... More
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The year is 1468. A young priest, Christopher Fairfax, arrives in a remote English village to conduct the funeral of his predecessor. The land around is strewn with ancient artefacts—coins, fragments of glass, human bones—which the old parson used to collect. Did his obsession with the past lead to his death? In this novel by the author of Fatherland, Fairfax is drawn more deeply into the isolated community, everything he believes—about himself, his faith and the history of his world—is about to be put to the test.

"Harris is a master of plotting and, in elegant, understated third-person prose, he ratchets the tension ever upwards.... A page-turner."—Guardian (London)


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