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The Second Sleep
Author: Robert Harris

Publisher: Hutchinson
ISBN: 978-1786331380
Pages: 336
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1468. A young priest, Christopher Fairfax, arrives in a remote exmoor village to conduct the funeral of his predecessor. The land around is strewn with ancient artefacts – coins, fragments of glass, human bones – which the old Parson used to collect. Did his obsession with the past lead to his death? As Fairfax is drawn more deeply into the isolated community, everything he believes – About himself, his faith and the history of his world – is tested to destruction