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Come from Afar

3.29  ·  Rating Details ·  7 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
In England in the spring of 1939, Clancy, an Australian nurse, waits with her infant daughter for news of her lover, who was a volunteer with the Mackenzie-Papineau Brigade in the Spanish Civil War.

As she waits, Clancy shares with her daughter the story of her own childhood in the Australian bush and her disastrous marriage to an English archaeologist. When the Spanish Ci
Hardcover, 1, 384 pages
Published September 27th 2011 by Cormorant Books
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Aug 22, 2012 Jean-marcel rated it it was ok
This book was written really well, in fact, including many evocative passages that might have earned it a three-star rating, if I hadn't spent at least half the book gritting my teeth and wondering what the hell was wrong with this woman and why she was acting in such a passive, empty way? It's especially frustrating because she shows signs of strength, courage and even cunning at certain points in the story, but when it comes to the key issues (especially the men in her life) she's simply ...more
May 13, 2016 Colleen rated it really liked it
This novel gave me an idea of what it was like during the Spanish Civil Was from several different view points.
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I hated the constant back and forth in time, very confusing.
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