Some of our collections will be unavailable during Phase 3 of the renovation and will not show in the catalogue. All items will be reinstated once the library reopens to full capacity in spring/summer of 2019. Please ask staff for assistance.
Main Library will be closed August 21-27, as we prepare for Phase 3 of our renovation. See you on the second floor when we reopen, August 28.
Please note that Outlook Outline (Interlibrary Loans service) will be unavailable September 1 - 3 due to maintenance.
Set in Morocco and the UK, a story of espionage, veiled truths and retribution; and how the sins of our forebears haunt the generations of the present. 1936. Newlyweds Beatrice and Gerard Le Tourneau leave France for Morocco and a new life of wine and roses. They are later joined by Beatrice's widowed sister who marries an expatriate dignitary. As WW2 unfolds and pollutes, the lives of the sisters, their spouses and the locals become entwined with devastating results. Oxford 2002. Nicholas Budgeon, a successful publisher and retired Special Branch detective, learns of his ex-wife's suicide. He too finds himself in Morocco, retracing the paths of her ancestors in an effort to uncover the truth behind the atrocities that have visited his family.