A Single Thread (häftad)
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The Borough Press
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270 g

A Single Thread

Häftad,  Engelska, 2020-10-15
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FROM THE GLOBALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING Bittersweet dazzling Guardian Deeply pleasurable the ending made me cry The Times Told with a wealth of detail and narrative intensity Penelope Lively Violet is 38. The First World War took everything from her. Her brother, her fianc and her future. She is now considered a surplus woman. But Violet is also fiercely independent and determined. Escaping her suffocating mother, she moves to Winchester to start a new life a change that will require courage, resilience and acts of quiet rebellion. And when whispers of another world war surface, she must live with a secret that could change everything
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Bittersweet dazzling Guardian Tracy Chevalier shows once again her ability to illuminate ordinary lives and to pay attention to those most often ignored movingly examines hidden depths beneath quiet exteriors Sunday Times Writing with quiet but devastating empathy, Tracy Chevalier pinpoints Violets predicament as a single woman, her unexpected emotional crisis and her struggle to give her life depth and meaning. I loved it Daily Mail A well-woven story of love Chevalier has such a sure eye for details, whether she is describing the loveliness of the cathedral or the dismal interior of a 1930s boarding house. Reading this is deeply pleasurable The Times I enjoyed A Single Thread enormously. Tracy Chevalier wonderfully evokes the social climate of the nineteen thirties this is the intriguing story of a young woman facing the conventions and prejudices of the day, told with a wealth of detail and narrative intensity Penelope Lively Tracy Chevaliers quietly moving story of a woman finding freedom in the 1930s is a gem Stylist Evocative and beautifully written Sunday Express Magazine I loved it. So compelling and warm and subtle, and very moving Bridget Collins, author of The Binding Evocative, beautifully written Daily Mirror Beautifully written utterly immersive Red Atmospheric wonderful Good Housekeeping I loved it! Enchanting and full of hope. Absolutely needed in this political climate Laura Purcell, author of The Silent Companions A fierce and moving book about the great courage of a small life Sadie Jones Its a chance encounter that sets Violet on an unexpectedly rewarding path in this pleasant, leisurely paced novel i Paper Absorbing, empathetic, poignant Daily Mail

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Tracy Chevalier is the author of eleven novels, including A Single Thread, Remarkable Creatures and Girl with a Pearl Earring, an international bestseller that has sold over five million copies and been made into a film, a play and an opera. Born in Washington DC, she moved to the United Kingdom in 1986. She and her husband divide their time between London and Dorset.