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The Colonial Hotel

(2014)
A novel by

 
 
A lyrical, heartbreaking story of ardor and devastation.

In this powerful novel of love and family, a doctor named Paris follows a nurse to a country on the brink of civil war. When a confrontation does break out, they are swept up by rebel forces and separated. The nurse, Helen, is pregnant; she escapes, but Paris is left behind, imprisoned by rebels as war rages.

A narrative of brutal power about parental bonds, forgiveness, and identity, The Colonial Hotel recasts for the 21st century the ancient story of Paris, Helen, and Oenone. While the action might be ripped from international headlines, Bennett creates a wholly new take on an age-old tale set in the bleakest aspect of our unstable, yet remarkable, world.

Genre: Thriller

Praise for this book

"A very moving story of love and hope amid the ruins, with echoes of Graham Greene." - Ronald Wright


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Used availability for Jonathan Bennett's The Colonial Hotel

Hardback Editions

May 2014 : Canada Hardback
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Title: The Colonial Hotel: A Novel
Author(s): Jonathan Bennett
ISBN: 1-77041-178-X / 978-1-77041-178-4 (Canada edition)
Publisher: a misFit book
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Paperback Editions

May 2015 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Colonial Hotel: A Novel
Author(s): Jonathan Bennett
ISBN: 1-4596-9317-5 / 978-1-4596-9317-3 (Canada edition)
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant
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Audio Editions

August 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Colonial Hotel: A Novel
Author(s): Jonathan Bennett
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August 2019 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Colonial Hotel: A Novel
Author(s): Jonathan Bennett
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August 2019 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Colonial Hotel: A Novel
Author(s): Jonathan Bennett
Publisher: Bespeak Audio Editions
Availability: Amazon CA   


August 2019 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Colonial Hotel: A Novel
Author(s): Jonathan Bennett
Publisher: Bespeak Audio Editions
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

May 2014 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Colonial Hotel: A Novel
Author(s): Jonathan Bennett
Publisher: A misFit Book
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU