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While traveling on a train, Sylvester Wykes sees a woman leap from the carriage to rescue a stranded sheep. He glimpses a face that is white with tragedy; that image lodges in his mind and forms the seed of a splendid drama of love and fate.

Told with a perfect sweetness and cynicism, rich in character and malicious wit, this is one of Wesley's most intelligent and intensely moving novels.

©1994 Mary Wesley; (P)1994 Hodder and Stoughton Audiobooks

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With wry humor and intelligent, likable characters, Wesley gracefully steers her fantasy to a happy ending. Warmly recommended." (Library Journal)

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