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By Rabindranath Tagore, Anita Desai, Surendranath Tagore, William Radice

ISBN-10: 1101490888

ISBN-13: 9781101490884

Set on a Bengali noble's property in 1908, this is often either a love tale and a singular of political awakening. The critical personality, Bimala, is torn among the tasks owed to her husband, Nikhil, and the calls for made on her by way of the unconventional chief, Sandip. Her makes an attempt to solve the irreconciliable pressures of the house and international replicate the clash in India itself, and the tragic final result foreshadows the unrest that followed Partition in 1947. This version contains an creation through Anita Desai.

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She had no time left. She gave a fierce yank on the knife, and felt the thong give. Sir Gerald grunted quietly: had he felt something, or was he reacting to the spectacle at the altar? The purse dropped, and landed in her hand; but it was too big for her to grasp easily, and it slipped. For a terrifying moment she thought she was going to drop it and lose it on the floor among the heedless feet of the crowd; then she got a grip on it and held it. She felt a moment of joyous relief: she had the purse.

Caris spoke first. “The bush,” she said, pointing to a big cluster of evergreen shrubs – probably the home of the hare Ralph had shot, Merthin thought. A moment later she was flat on her belly, crawling into the thicket. Gwenda followed, cradling the body of Hop. Ralph picked up the dead hare and joined them. Merthin was on his knees when he 18 World Without End Ken Follett realized that they had left a tell-tale arrow sticking out of the tree trunk. He dashed across the clearing, pulled it out, ran back and dived under the bush.

That’s clever. ” “I haven’t tried it. ” “Caris, from the Wooler family. ” “Merthin. ” Merthin pushed back the hood of his cape, reached inside it and took out a coiled bowstring. ” “So it won’t get wet if there’s rain. ” He attached the twine to the notches at either end of the stave, bending the bow slightly so that the tension would hold the string in place. ” Merthin looked at him. He was about twelve, tall and thin with big hands and feet. Merthin had seen him last night in the priory hospital with his family: his name was Philemon.

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