A warm and uplifting story of how a woman falls in love with a place and its people: a landscape, a community and a fragile way of life.
A rural idyll: that's what Catherine is seeking when she sells her house in England and moves to a tiny hamlet in the Cevennes mountains. With her divorce in the past and her children grown, she is free to make a new start, and her dream is to set up in business as a seamstress. But this is a harsh and lonely place when you're no longer just here on holiday. There is French bureaucracy to contend with, not to mention the mountain weather, and the reserve of her neighbours, including the intriguing Patrick Castagnol. And that's before the arrival of Catherine's sister, Bryony...
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Praise for Rosy Thornton's previous novels: 'A refreshing twist on the romantic novel * She * Something of an achievement * Daily Telegraph * A love story with a difference * Woman's Weekly * She is skilled at drawing out the poignancy of ordinary life * Guardian * A sparkling, intelligent story - I loved it * Adele Geras * Thornton's debut is charming and funny * Glasgow Evening Times * A warm, witty and sharp-eyed look at what happens to real people * Emma Darwin * A charming well-written book, full of sweet anecdotes and humorous stories * Belfast Sunday Life *
About Rosy Thornton
Rosy Thornton teaches at Cambridge University. She lives in a village nearby with her partner and their two daughters.
The Tapestry of Love by Rosy Thornton
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