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A Jealous God

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From the author of CHIMERA and THE BITTER CROSS, a novel set in England, Cyprus and Israel, in which a woman is compelled to confront her past after a meeting with her estranged stepbrother, and embarks on a journey to discover the reasons behind her father's death.
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published August 1st 1993 by Andre Deutsch
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Jeanne
Sep 17, 2014 Jeanne rated it really liked it
Another amazing novel by Mawer. This is only the second book I've read with zero reviews on GR's. I'm really surprised, as Mawer writes intelligent prose & is one of my favorite living authors. I seldom give a plot synopsis in my reviews, since there is no need to duplicate the publisher's or GR's descriptions. But since so little has been said for this one, I'll make an exception.
As with all of Mawer's books, this is multilayered with flashbacks to previous events/times. Helen loses her fat
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Simon Mawer (born 1948, England) is a British author. He currently lives in Italy.

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