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  • Published: 28 July 2016
  • ISBN: 9780241979617
  • Imprint: Penguin Audio
  • Format: Audio Download

The World Before Us

How Science is Revealing a New Story of Our Human Origins




A haunting novel about trauma, loss, history and memory - set in a Victorian asylum and a quirky London museum

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of The World Before Us by Aislinn Hunter, read by Fiona Hardingham.

Jane was fifteen when her life changed for ever. In the woods surrounding a Yorkshire country house, she took her eyes off the little girl she was minding and the girl slipped into the trees - never to be seen again.

Now an adult, Jane is obsessed with another disappearance: that of a young woman who walked out of a Victorian lunatic asylum one day in 1877. As she pieces together moments in history, Jane uncovers a tangled story that has been buried for more than a century, and finally confronts her own past . . .

  • Published: 28 July 2016
  • ISBN: 9780241979617
  • Imprint: Penguin Audio
  • Format: Audio Download

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