The Rain Before It Falls

The Rain Before It Falls

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As a young girl, Rosamond is sent to Shropshire to escape the Blitz. Here, in the countryside, she forms a close bond with her older cousin, Beatrix, a young woman haunted by anger and resentment.

Sixty years later, just before her death, Rosamond records her memories on cassettes, addressing them to a distant cousin--a near stranger-named Imogen. As Gill, her beloved niece, listens to these tapes, a heart--stopping family saga is revealed. In this masterful portrait of three generations of woman, Jonathan Coe exposes the profound reserves of hope and loss within the lives of ordinary woman.
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.
Edition: First American edition.
ISBN: 9780307388162
9780307268037
Branch Call Number: COE
Characteristics: 240 pages ; 24 cm

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nellie May 12, 2008

I really enjoyed this book about relationships and family secrets. The use of descriptions of photographs is a wonderful way to tell a story.

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nellie May 12, 2008

An elderly woman describes family secrets from old photographs to a blind woman, to give her some background of her circumstances in life.

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