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The Telling

(1998)
(Summer of 39)
A novel by

 
 
In a tale of evil set on the eve of World War II in New England, an elderly woman staves off madness by writing her memoirs, a seemingly artless series of recollections that keep winding back to a fateful visit from strangers in the summer of 1939

    

Praise for this book

"One of the most skillful depictions of the power of evil I have read for a long time." - Pat Barker


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Used availability for Miranda Seymour's The Telling

Hardback Editions

February 2000 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Summer of '39: A Novel (G K Hall Large Print Book Series)
Author(s): Miranda Seymour
ISBN: 0-7838-8935-6 / 978-0-7838-8935-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: G K Hall & Co
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September 1999 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Summer of '39
Author(s): Miranda Seymour
ISBN: 0-393-04806-3 / 978-0-393-04806-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
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April 1998 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Telling
Author(s): Miranda Seymour
ISBN: 0-7195-5710-0 / 978-0-7195-5710-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
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Paperback Editions

August 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Telling
Author(s): Miranda Seymour
ISBN: 0-571-28152-4 / 978-0-571-28152-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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April 1999 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Telling
Author(s): Miranda Seymour
ISBN: 0-330-37446-X / 978-0-330-37446-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK