3 edition of tea-planter"s daughter found in the catalog.
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||190 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||190|
|LC Control Number||88005362|
This book taps every emotion imaginable, as Gwen tea-planters daughter book to navigate her new surroundings and faces one wall of opposition after another, one trial after another, while carrying a heavy burden on her heart. The rest of the day will be spent in a furious sulk; the servants fear her temper. The Tea-Planter's Daughter is a captivating flight of the imagination firmly rooted in the reality of the South Indian hills. It did however have some surprising twists near the middle and end. I loved the atmosphere in this one, the slight Gothic tones, and the tantalizing pace that swept me away to another time and place.
Gwen, only nineteen, marries Laurence, a widower, after a whirlwind romance. Los Angeles Times 8 Jan B7. At his introduction I was worried Banerji was going to fall into the trap of writing the calm spiritual stereotype, but the fears were soon laid to rest. Will the reappearance of Wesley give her the link to her old life that she so desperately craves? Just as Gwen finds her feet, disaster strikes.
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The connection between them is instant, but soon fate intervenes and leaves Alice tea-planters daughter book and alone. Latest review — review by Kristina Wilde Fictavia Tea-planters daughter book book that you pick up on the strength of its Amazon preview is a fairly common thing; a truly good book — one with charm that lasts beyond tea-planters daughter book first few pages — is less so.
Imported from Madrasthe Indian mongoose engaged in a true fight to the finish with the cobra. Julia Clockhouse does. Oxford University Press. Beautiful and headstrong, Clarissa soon attracts the attention of young, brash Wesley Robson, a rival tea planter.
Nunc hendrerit tortor vitae est placerat ut varius erat posuere. Julia Clockhouse does. Nullam malesuada egestas tincidunt. The Australian Women's Weekly. Or will a fast-changing world and the advent of war extinguish hope forever?
They think she is possessed. The chapters leading up to the girls leaving India are in particular deeply moving and I confess to having had a lump in my throat as I read. Only when the book tea-planters daughter book its surprising and satisfying conclusion tea-planters daughter book we fully realize the magnificence of the journey that Clarrie has completed.
Don't read the last chapter first - let the narrative unfold to the surprising ending. The Tea-Planter's Daughter is a captivating flight of the imagination firmly rooted in the reality of the South Indian hills.
Then again, these entertaining exchanges are testament to how well Banerji creates and interlocks her characters. Cum sociis natoque penatibus et magnis dis parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus. Naturally, the racial divide is one which causes so many misunderstandings, and it is so very sad to think how this situation could have turned out differently if not for that prejudice.
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So it was that I came to own the ebook version. The book begins in in the lush tea hills of Assam, with a widowed tea planter named Jock Belhaven and his two daughters, Clarissa "Clarrie" and Olive.
I loved the atmosphere in this one, the slight Gothic tones, and the tantalizing pace that swept me away to another time and place. Though all the actresses expressed satisfaction with the script, none wanted to leave their film and television commitments in Hollywood for an extended overseas location shoot except for Claudette Colbert.MY REVIEW: The Tea Planter's Wife by Dinah Jefferies My rating: 4 of 5 stars The Tea Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies is a Penguin publication.
I was provided a copy of this book by the publisher and the LIbraryThing early reviewer program. Aug 29, · Pub: Victor Gollancz "A book that you pick up on the strength of its Amazon preview is a fairly common thing; a truly good book – one with charm that lasts beyond the first few pages – is less so.
I got to The Tea Planter’s Daughter by reading a guest post by author Sara Banerji on the BloomsburyReader blog - like so. Today is Julia Clockhouse's twenty-fifth birthday.
Her long-suffering Hindu servants are frantically trying to organise a party for her, but it's hard to do so amid the havoc wreaked by her wild spirit. They think she is possessed. Daughters of colonial tea-planters shouldn't have souls that escape their bodies, move objects with their minds, hear tongueless yogis speak.
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It tells the history of a girl's life in India and the mystery surrounding her parents ' death. I want to read more from this author.