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Blenheim Orchard

(2007)
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Ezra and Sheena Pepin live in Blenheim Orchard in North Oxford with their three children: fourteen-year-old Blaise, entering the storm-world of adolescence, Hector, eleven and precociously clever, and sweet Louie, three years old and the family tyrant. Ezra, a benignly disaffected employee at Isis Water, has abandoned his calling as an anthropologist; Sheena has inadvertently found hers running a travel company. They are like everyone else: over-worked, worried about the children, trying to steer their marriage on an even keel. But change comes knocking at the Pepins' door. Ezra is asked to head a bold new campaign at his workplace that could jump-start his stagnant career; Sheena in the meantime has an idea that she believes will refresh and renew her family; and Blaise - restless and curious - takes her first, heady steps into the adult world of sex and desire. The Pepin family will never be quite the same again. Perceptive, thought-provoking, utterly compelling, "Blenheim Orchard" is both human drama at its most powerful and an acute portrait of the times we live in.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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March 2007 : UK Hardback
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Title: Blenheim Orchard
Author(s): Tim Pears
ISBN: 0-7475-8695-0 / 978-0-7475-8695-1 (UK edition)
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August 2007 : Canada Audio edition
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August 2007 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: Blenheim Orchard
Author(s): Tim Pears
ISBN: 0-7531-3800-X / 978-0-7531-3800-7 (UK edition)
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Title: Blenheim Orchard
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ISBN: 0-7531-2781-4 / 978-0-7531-2781-0 (UK edition)
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June 2012 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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