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The Missing Sister

The Missing Sister

The sweeping new novel from the best-selling author of The Tea Planter's Wife, set in 1930s Burma Belle Hatton is a beautiful young girl living in Gloucestershire, who's never been further East than Paris. But when her father dies, she finds a mysterious newspaper clipping from B... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780241985434
Barcode 9780241985434
Published 16 April 2019 by Penguin
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Jefferies, Dinah
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ISBN-13 9780241985434
ISBN-10 0241985439
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin Books Ltd
Publication Date 16 April 2019
International Publication Date 21 March 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Jefferies, Dinah
Category Romantic Fiction: Historical
Historical Fiction
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 19mm
Weight 223g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Burma - Fiction - History - 1824-1948
NBS Text Romance & Sagas
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 813.6
Catalogue Code 968390

Description of this Book

The sweeping new novel from the best-selling author of The Tea Planter's Wife, set in 1930s Burma Belle Hatton is a beautiful young girl living in Gloucestershire, who's never been further East than Paris. But when her father dies, she finds a mysterious newspaper clipping from Burma, 1911 buried among his belongings - a clipping that says the Hattons were leaving Rangoon after the disappearance of their baby daughter, Elvira. How could her parents have kept this from her for so long? Was her sister really dead? And could there be a chance that Belle might find her? Before she knows it Belle is boarding a ship to Rangoon, alone, with no idea what she will find when she gets there...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Dinah Jefferies has a remarkable gift for conjuring up another time and place with lush descriptions, full of power and intensity. * Kate Furnivall * My ideal read - I couldn't put it down -- Santa Montefiore on 'The Tea Planter's Wife' A sweeping tale, beautifully written in a wonderful setting, heart rending yet ultimately up lifting. Gorgeous. -- Katie Fforde on 'The Sapphire Widow'
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Dinah Jefferies was born in Malaysia and moved to England at the age of nine. Her idyllic childhood always held a special place in her imagination, and when she began writing novels in her sixties, she was able to return there - first in her fiction and then on annual research trips for each new novel. Dinah Jefferies is the author of five novels, The Separation, The Tea Planter's Wife - a No.1 Sunday Times bestseller, The Silk Merchant's Daughter, Before the Rains and The Sapphire Widow. She lives in Gloucestershire.

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