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Things bright and beautiful

Things bright and beautiful

Salam, Anbara, author; Franklin, Julia, narrator

Mission House was not built for three people. Especially when one of them won't stop humming. 1954, the South Pacific islands. When Beatriz Hanlon agreed to accompany her missionary husband Max to a remote island, she knew there would be challenges. But it isn't just the heat and the damp and the dirt. There are more insects than she could ever have imagined, and the islanders are strangely hostile. And then there are the awful noises coming from the church at night. Yet as the months go by, Bea slowly grows accustomed to life on the island. That is until an unexpected and interminably humming guest arrives, and the couple's claustrophobic existence is stretched to breaking point. Events draw to a terrible climax, and Bea watches helplessly as her husband's guilt drives him into madness. It's not long before Bea finds herself fighting for her freedom, and her life

Playaway, Electronic resource, Audiobook. English. Audiobooks. General.
Published Rearsby: Clipper Audiobooks, 2018
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Available at Keighley.

  • Keighley – One available in Adult Fiction

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    193127703 Adult Fiction ADB Adult Fiction Available


Statement of responsibility: Anbara Salam
ISBN: 1528820460, 9781528820462
Note: Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
Performers: Narrated by Julia Franklin.
Physical Description: 1 pre-recorded MP3 player (10 hrs.) : digital, MP3 file + 1 set of earphones + 2 AAA batteries
Publisher Number: D6043
Subject: Oceania History 20th century Fiction.