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A Change of Climate

A Change of Climate

A Novel

Hilary Mantel

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Ralph and Anna Eldred are an exemplary couple, devoting themselves to doing good. Thirty years ago as missionaries in Africa, the worst that could happen did. Shattered by their encounter with inexplicable evil, they returned to England, never to speak of it again. But when Ralph falls into an affair, Anna finds no forgiveness in her heart, and thirty years of repressed rage and grief explode, destroying not only a marriage but also their love, their faith, and everything they thought they were.

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On the day of Felix Palmer's funeral, his wife, Ginny, met his mistress, Emma. They had met before, of course. The county of Norfolk is not so populous that they could have avoided each other. Their conduct...

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“A risk-taking book about safety, about how having any sense of security is false.” —The Observer (London)

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About the author

Hilary Mantel

Hilary Mantel is the critically acclaimed author of eight novels, including The Giant, O'Brien and Eight Months on Ghazzah Street, and a memoir, Giving Up the Ghost. A winner of the Hawthornden Prize, she reviews for The New York Times and The New York Review of Books. She lives in England.

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