Western Wind (eBook)
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An extraordinary new novel by Samantha Harveywhose books have been nominated for the Man Booker Prize, the Womens Prize for Fiction (formerly the Orange Prize), and theGuardian First Book AwardThe Western Wind is a riveting story of faith, guilt, and the freedom of confession.
Its 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 Revepatient shepherd to his wayward flocka shadowy portrait of the community comes to light through its residents tortured revelations. As some of their darkest secrets are revealed, the intrigue of the unexplained death ripples through the congregation. But will Reve, a man with secrets of his own, discover what happened to Newman? And what will happen if he cant?
Written with timeless eloquence, steeped in the spiritual traditions of the Middle Ages, and brimming with propulsive suspense,The Western Wind finds Samantha Harvey at the pinnacle of her outstanding novelistic power.