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The Land of Spices (Virago Modern Classics)

O'Brien, Kate

ISBN 10: 1844083160 / 1-84408-316-0
ISBN 13: 9781844083169
Publisher: Virago UK
Publication Date: 2006
Binding: Softcover
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Behind the high, closed walls of a convent in the Irish countryside, the lives of its inhabitants are gently marked by the daily rituals of spiritual life. Watching over Anna, her sensitive and poetic young charge, the Mother Superior revisits her childhood relationship with her father. As Anna develops from a six-year-old to a scholarship candidate, Helen comes to understand her own heart and makes peace with her past.

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Virago¹s distinguished Modern Classics series is dedicated to the celebration of women writers of the 19th and 20th centuries and to the rediscovery and reprinting of their work.

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