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The House in the Forest

The House in the Forest

(2004)
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In her cottage in the rain-drenched French countryside, an old woman receives an unexpected visitor: a boy whispering in an unfamiliar language, and bringing sheaves of paper, the letters and jottings of her youngest son. Some time ago her son had done as she had told him, and left to seek his fortune on a Caribbean island. Once there, the promised wealth disastrously eluded him. Soon, not far from the old woman's cottage, the locals see a mysterious stranger, with a boy and a dog, carrying planks into the woods to build a place to live, perhaps a place to die...

 
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Hardback Editions

February 2004 : UK Hardback
Title: The House in the Forest
Author(s): Michele Desbordes
ISBN: 0-571-21778-8 / 978-0-571-21778-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber and Faber
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Paperback Editions

February 2005 : UK Paperback
Title: The House in the Forest
Author(s): Michele Desbordes
ISBN: 0-571-21779-6 / 978-0-571-21779-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   



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