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A god in every stone

Shamsie, Kamila, 1973-2015
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July 1914. Young Englishwoman Vivian Rose Spencer is running up a mountainside in an ancient land, surrounded by figs and cypresses. Soon she will discover the Temple of Zeus, the call of adventure, and the ecstasy of love. Thousands of miles away a 20-year old Pathan, Qayyum Gul, is learning about brotherhood and loyalty in the British Indian army. July 1915. Qayyum Gul is returning home after losing an eye at Ypres, his allegiances in tatters. Viv is following the mysterious trail of her beloved. They meet on a train to Peshawar, unaware that a connection is about to be forged between their lives - one that will reveal itself 15 years later, on the Street of Storytellers, when a brutal fight for freedom, an ancient artefact and a mysterious green-eyed woman will bring them together again.
Main title:
A god in every stone / Kamila Shamsie.
Imprint:
London : Bloomsbury, 2015.
Collation:
320 pages ; 20 cm
Notes:
Originally published: 2014.
ISBN:
9781408847237 (pbk)
Language:
English
Subject:
BRN:
3722418
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