The Mission House

by Carys Davies | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 1783784318 Global Overview for this book
Registered by kinedi of Rushyford, County Durham United Kingdom on 9/15/2022
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Journal Entry 1 by kinedi from Rushyford, County Durham United Kingdom on Thursday, September 15, 2022
In The Mission House, Hilary Byrd flees his demons and the dark undercurrents of contemporary life in England for a former British hill station in south India. Charmed by the foreignness of his new surroundings and by the familiarity of everything the British have left behind, he finds solace in life’s simple pleasures, travelling by rickshaw around the small town with his driver Jamshed and staying in a mission house beside the local presbytery where, after a chance meeting, the Padre and his adoptive daughter Priscilla take Hilary under their wing.

The Padre is concerned for Priscilla’s future, and as Hilary’s friendship with the young woman grows, he begins to wonder whether his purpose lies in this new relationship. But religious tensions are brewing and the mission house may not be the safe haven it seems.

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Journal Entry 2 by kinedi at Rushyford, County Durham United Kingdom on Tuesday, September 27, 2022
Good read with some memorable characters like Jamshed and the Padre. Also really liked Priscilla and Ravi and their shared love for Country music but I didn't care much for Hillary Boyd.

Journal Entry 3 by kinedi at Biblos, Chambers Street in Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom on Thursday, November 24, 2022

Released 2 mos ago (11/27/2022 UTC) at Biblos, Chambers Street in Edinburgh, Scotland United Kingdom

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