Tanamera by Noel BarberTanamera by Noel Barber


byNoel Barber

Paperback | June 28, 2007

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This is the story of two lovers and two great dynasties - one British, the other Chinese - and of the society that separated them and the passion that bound them. Opulence, terror, and forbidden passion prevail in 1930s Singapore. The country is as rich as its climate is steamy, and its brightfuture seems all but assured. Against all the unwritten canons of Singapore life, a wealthy British man falls in love with the daughter of an aristocratic Chinese family. Their love grows despite opposition from both of their families - and the imminent outbreak of war.
Noel Barber has enchanted millions of readers with his six bestselling novels. In these powerfully exotic novels he drew upon his own experience as one of the leading foreign correspondents from the 40s to the 60s working on the Daily Mail. He was the first Briton to reach the South Pole since Scott, was stabbed five times while coveri...
Title:TanameraFormat:PaperbackDimensions:736 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 1.88 inPublished:June 28, 2007Publisher:HodderLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0340938323

ISBN - 13:9780340938324

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'An exceedingly good book, and one of the can't put down variety . . . a winner' M M Kaye, author of The Far Pavilions-M M Kaye, author of The Far Pavilions