Summary: Oakham, near Bruton, is a tiny village by a big river without a bridge. When a man is swept away by the river in the early hours of Shrove Saturday, an explanation has to be found. Was it murder, or suicide, or an accident? The whole story is relayed by the village priest, John Reve, who in his role as confessor is privy to a lot of information that others have not. But will he be able to...
Format: sound recording-nonmusical
Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2018
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Summary: The Western Wind is a riveting story of faith, guilt, and the freedom of confession. It's 1491. In the small village of Oakham, its wealthiest and most industrious resident, Tom Newman, is swept away by the river during the early hours of Shrove Saturday. Was it murder, suicide, or an accident? Narrated from the perspective of local priest John Reve--patient shepherd to his wayward flock--a...
Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2018
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Summary: Jake ponders his life on his birthday, though his memories are becoming elusive and unreliable as Jake suffers from Alzheimer's disease and the disease has taken a greater hold on him. He tries to sort out what went wrong in his life. What has happened to his daughter, as he doesn't know if she's alive or long dead and he wonders why his son is in prison. And events keep changing as his...
Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese 2009