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The Retreat


A missing child. A desperate mother. And a house full of secrets.

Two years ago, Julia lost her family in a tragic accident. Her husband drowned trying to save their daughter, Lily, in the river near their rural home. But the little girl’s body was never found—and Julia believes Lily is somehow still alive.

Alone and broke, Julia opens her house as a writers’ retreat. One of the first guests is Lucas, a horror novelist, who becomes obsessed with finding out what happened to Lily. But…


The Retreat

Pub Date : 2009-11-12 | Author : Michael Jones | Publisher : John Murray

ISBN 10 : 9781848543546
ISBN 13 : 1848543549

At the moment of crisis in 1941 on the Eastern front, with the forces of Hitler massing on the outskirts of Moscow, the miraculous occurred: Moscow was saved. Yet this turning poin..


The Retreat Of The Elephants

Pub Date : 2008-10-01 | Author : Mark Elvin | Publisher : Yale University Press

ISBN 10 : 0300133537
ISBN 13 : 9780300133530

This is the first environmental history of China during the three thousand years for which there are written records. It is also a treasure trove of literary, political, aesthetic,..


The Retreat Of Western Liberalism

Pub Date : 2017-06-13 | Author : Edward Luce | Publisher : Atlantic Monthly Press

ISBN 10 : 9780802188861
ISBN 13 : 0802188869

"Insightful and harrowing . . . lucidly expounds on the erosion of the West's middle classes, the dysfunction among its political and economic elites and the consequences for Ameri..


The Retreat

Pub Date : 2010-12-17 | Author : David Bergen | Publisher : McClelland & Stewart

ISBN 10 : 9781551992655
ISBN 13 : 1551992655

Bestselling novelist David Bergen follows his Scotiabank Giller Prize—winning The Time in Between with a haunting novel about the clash of generations — and cultures. In 1973, ..


The Retreat Of The State

Pub Date : 1996-11-13 | Author : Susan Strange | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521564409
ISBN 13 : 9780521564403

Who is really in charge of the world economy? Not only governments, argues Susan Strange in The Retreat of the State. Big businesses, drug barons, insurers, accountants and interna..


The Retreat Of Scientific Racism

Pub Date : 1992 | Author : Elazar Barkan | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521458757
ISBN 13 : 9780521458757

This fascinating study in the sociology of knowledge documents the refutation of scientific foundations for racism in Britain and the United States between the two World Wars, when..



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