In its long history, the river Thames has frozen solid forty times. These are the stories of that frozen river. And so opens this breathtaking and original work of forty vignettes based on events that actually took place each time the river froze between 1142 and 1895. In breathtaking prose, acclaimed novelist Helen Humphreys deftly draws us into these intimate moments and transports us through time. Whether it's Queen Matilda trying to escape her besieged castle in a snowstorm, or lovers meeting on the frozen river in the ...

The Frozen Thames 2012, Union Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781908526137

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The Frozen Thames 2009, Delacorte Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385342810

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The Frozen Thames 2008, Emblem Editions

ISBN-13: 9780771041457

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The Frozen Thames 2007, McClelland & Stewart

ISBN-13: 9780771041440

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