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Featured Book

Book cover ofSC and the Persistence of Love
  • Title: SIDNEY CHAMBERS AND THE PERSISTENCE OF LOVE
  • Author: James RUNCIE
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury
  • Published: 2017
  • Edition: Second
  • Ref: 12017

About The Book

A UK hardback edition with a 2-10 number sequence indicating a second printing. New and unread. Price still on dust jacket.

The sixth book in the James Runcie’s much-loved Grantchester Chronicles series.

SYNOPSIS: “It is May 1971 and the Cambridgeshire countryside is bursting into summer. Archdeacon Sidney Chambers is walking in a bluebell wood with his daughter Anna and their ageing Labrador Byron when they stumble upon a body. Plunged into another murder investigation, Sidney discovers a world of hippies and psychedelic plants, where permissive behaviour seems to hide something darker.

This is the first of many disturbing secrets that Sidney unearths beneath the tranquil surface of the diocese: a celebrated photographer is accused of rape; a priceless religious text vanishes from a Cambridge college; the authentication of a lost masterpiece proves a slippery business; and Sidney’s own nephew goes missing.

Endeavouring to fit in his clerical duties around sleuthing, Sidney continues to reflect on the divine mysteries of love, life and faith, while wrestling with the earthly problems of parish scandals, a progressive new secretary, the challenges of parenthood, and a great loss.”

Packed weight 600 gms.  IN STOCK FOR IMMEDIATE DESPATCH

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    August 2016
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    Charlie

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