The Kashmir Shawl

Kobo ebook | July 21, 2011

byRosie Thomas

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For fans of The Tea-Planter’s Wife and Victoria Hislop comes a gripping story of doomed love and secrets in 1940s Kashmir. Within one exotic land lie the secrets of a lifetime…In 1938, young bride Nerys Watkins accompanies her missionary husband on a posting to India. Up in Srinagar, the British live on beautiful wooden houseboats and dance and gossip as if there is no war. But when the men are sent away to fight Nerys is caught up in a dangerous friendship. Years later, when Mair Ellis clears out her father’s house, she finds an antique shawl with a lock of child’s hair wrapped up in its folds. Tracing her grandparents’ roots back to Kashmir, Mair uncovers a story of great love and great sacrifice.

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For fans of The Tea-Planter’s Wife and Victoria Hislop comes a gripping story of doomed love and secrets in 1940s Kashmir. Within one exotic land lie the secrets of a lifetime…In 1938, young bride Nerys Watkins accompanies her missionary husband on a posting to India. Up in Srinagar, the British live on beautiful wooden houseboats and ...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:July 21, 2011Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007449992

ISBN - 13:9780007449996

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Kashmir Shawl A surprize to read, I was sad to see the ending of a story that had many twists with no clues how it would end. Enjoyed this book well written and kept my interest from the first sentence.
Date published: 2015-06-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Kashmir Shawl Well written the areas described were so descriptive it's easy for the reader to actually picture them. The book has mystery, love and tragedy and it is a good read.
Date published: 2015-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Kashmir shawl This would be the best title i have read in many years. I wanted to finish it, but at the same time i wamnted it to continue. Lovely story.
Date published: 2014-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Kasmir Shawl Excellent book, beautifully written. Takes you to another world. I would highly recommend it.
Date published: 2014-07-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Kashmir Shawl Fabulous book , really enjoyed it. Sad but captivating. It took me back to Srinagar & Delhi. Finished too soon .
Date published: 2014-06-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Kashmir shawl I enjoyed this book, very relaxed reading
Date published: 2014-06-05