Kingfishers Catch Fire : A Virago Modern Classic Paperback
by Rumer Godden
Part of the Virago Modern Classics series
Sophie, an English ingenue with two children, arrives in Himalayan Kashmir to set up home in a tumbledown cottage surrounded by flowers and herbs.
Settling down to live quietly, frugally and peacefully with her new neighbours, she is unaware of the turmoil her arrival provokes as the villagers compete fiercely for her patronage.
Sophie's cook makes a drastic bid to secure his position, and the unwanted consequences are catastrophic . . .
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages, None
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 01/02/2013
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781844088423