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An Unsuitable Woman

Narator: Richard Jack

Durata: 10h 15m

Perfect for fans of Dinah Jefferies and Gill Paul’s The Secret Wife‘Gloriously dark’ Liza Klaussman‘Evocative’ i newsaper‘Seductive’ Anna Hope‘Rich’ Sunday Times‘Thrilling’ Emma ChapmanPerfect for fans of Dinah Jefferies and Gill Paul’s The Secret Wife‘Gloriously dark’ Liza Klaussman‘Evocative’ i newsaper‘Seductive’ Anna Hope‘Rich’ Sunday Times‘Thrilling’ Emma ChapmanTheo Miller is young, bright and ambitious when he and his earnest younger sister Maud step off the train into the simmering heat of Nairobi. Both eagerly await their new life, yet neither are prepared for the pain it will bring.When Theo meets American heiress Sylvie de Croÿ, he is welcomed into her inner circle – the Happy Valley set – rich, dazzling expatriates, infamous for their scandalous lifestyles.Yet behind Sylvie’s intoxicating allure lies a powerful cocktailof secrets, lust and betrayal. As dark clouds gather over Kenya’s future and his own, Theo must escape this most unsuitable woman – before it is too late.First published as The Hunters.‘A rich reimagining of a colonial Eden in which multitudes of serpents lurked’ Sunday Times‘Kat Gordon has written a gloriously dark tale, packed with heat and glamour, and shot through with a fine, sharp edge. An absolutely compulsive read from beginning to end’ – LIZA KLAUSSMANN, author of Tigers in Red Weather‘An evocative coming-of-age tale … Just the thing to read while sipping a cocktail or two’ i newsaper‘Equally at home evoking the landscapes of east Africa and those of the flawed, capricious human heart … a seductive, troubling journey into Britain’s colonial past’ – ANNA HOPE, author of Wake and The Ballroom‘An outstanding achievement. This thrilling, evocative novel will transport and absorb you: brilliant’ – EMMA CHAPMAN, author of The Last PhotographA Summer Richard and Judy Book Club PickKat Gordon read English at Somerville College, Oxford and worked at Time Out briefly after graduating. She has travelled extensively in East Africa where she also worked as a teacher and an HIV counsellor. She received a distinction for her MA in creative writing from Royal Holloway and her debut,The Artifical Anatomy of Parks, was published in 2015. Kat has lived in Budapest and Reykjavik and is currently settled in London with her partner and young son.A Summer Richard and Judy Book Club Pick• Out of Africa meets Tigers in Red Weather in this sweeping, filmic, coming-of-age story set in British colonial Kenya• Inspired by the lives of the real Happy Valley set, a hedonistic group of ex-pats based in Kenya from the 1920s to the 1940s• Theo is the captivating young, male narrator who delivers a story of love, lust, family, politics, betrayal and murder• Vivid, seductive characters including stunning Sylvie and reckless Freddie (based on historical figures Alice de Janzé and Josslyn Hay)• For fans of Tigers in Red Weather (Liza Klaussmann), Mrs Hemingway (Naomi Wood), The English Patient (Michael Ondaatje)Competition: Tigers In Red Weather;Mrs Hemingway;The Tea Planter’s Wife;Sapphire Widow;Outcast; Tattooist of Auschwitz;Secret Wife;Key. by Liza Klaussman;Naomi Wood;Santa Montefiore;Lucinda Riley;Rosie Thomas;Dinah Jefferies;Sadie Jones;Gill Paul;Kathryn Hughes
Publicat de: HarperCollins Publishers

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