The Linnet Bird

September 6, 2004|
The Linnet Bird by Linda Holeman
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'For you, I will write of it all - part truth, part memory, part nightmare - my life, the one that started so long ago, in a place so far from here...'

India, 1839: Linny Gow, a respectable young wife and mother, settles down to write her life story. To outside appearances Linny is the perfect Colonial wife: beautiful, gracious, subservient. But appearances can be very deceptive ...

An unforgettable book, richly descriptive and mesmerising from the start, The Linnet Bird is the spellbinding story of the journey of Linny Gow - child prostitute turned social climber turned colonial wife turned adventuress. Frequently disturbing, often moving and always enthralling, it is that rare thing: a once-in-a-lifetime read.

Linda Holeman is the author of the internationally bestselling historical novels The Linnet Bird, The Moonlit Cage, In a Far Country, and The Saffron Gate, as well as a number of other works of fiction and short fiction. The Moonlit Cage was chosen by Amnesty International UK as one of their 'ten great books on human rights'. Her novel...
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Title:The Linnet Bird
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:512 pages, 7.75 X 5.13 X 1.25 in
Shipping dimensions:512 pages, 7.75 X 5.13 X 1.25 in
Published:September 6, 2004
Publisher:Headline
Language:English
ISBN - 13:9780755324637

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