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A Woman of Our Times

A Woman of Our Times
 

From the bestselling author of The Kashmir Shawl. Available on ebook for the first time.

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ISBN 9780007560646
Barcode 9780007560646
Published 17 April 2014 by HarperCollins Publishers
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Thomas, Rosie
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780007560646
ISBN-10 0007560648
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint HarperCollins
Publication Date 17 April 2014
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook – ePub edition
Edition ePub edition
Author(s) By Thomas, Rosie
Category Fiction
Modern Fiction
19th Century Fiction
Romantic Fiction
Sagas
Number of Pages 688
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Love stories - gsafd
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 488016

Description of this Electronic Book

From the bestselling author of The Kashmir Shawl. Available on ebook for the first time.
Harriet Peacock has everything. What more could she possibly want? She has come a long way. From small shopkeeper and betrayed wife, she has made herself the City's darling, her name linked in gossip columns with film star Caspar Jensen. She has come a long way from Simon Archer, the man who invented a brilliantly simple game of chance and skill in a prison camp forty years ago, a game that is the foundation of Harriet's business empire. She has come a long way from her family, friends and former lovers. But when things start going wrong, Harriet finds that in love, as in the game, the quickest way to a goal can be the riskiest...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review 'Love, seduction, magic and illusion collide as Rosie Thomas takes us on a spellbinding journey through an extremely shadowy world' Daily Express
Praise for The Kashmir Shawl:
'A superbly researched and vivid evocation of wartime Kashmir and Ladakh' Daily Mail
'A spellbinding tale. Beautifully written, honest and compassionate...a delight from start to finish' Daily Express
'An epic tale...A complicated entanglement of family secrets, love during wartime and dangerous liaisons. For fans of Maggie O'Farrell' Red
'A superbly written novel, marvellously descriptive and especially evocative of the war years . . . a gorgeous treat' Choice
'Thomas' portrayal of a young wife struggling to cope with life in wartime Kashmir, her husband's indifference to her and her attraction to a charismatic mountaineer is beautifully written, touching and believable' The Daily Express

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Author's Bio

Rosie Thomas is the author of a number of celebrated novels, including the bestsellers The Kashmir Shawl, Sun at Midnight, Iris and Ruby and Constance. Once she was established as a writer and her children were grown, she discovered a love of travelling and mountaineering. She has climbed in the Alps and the Himalayas, competed in the Peking to Paris car rally, spent time on a tiny Bulgarian research station in Antarctica and travelled the silk road through Asia. She lives in London.

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