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To My Daughter In France By Barbara Keating

To My Daughter In France
by Barbara Keating

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'And to my daughter in France, I bequeath the remainder of my Estate'These words, read from the will of Irish academic Richard Kirwan, come as a complete surprise to his grieving family.
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To My Daughter In France Summary


To My Daughter In France by Barbara Keating

'And to my daughter in France, I bequeath the remainder of my Estate' These words, read from the will of Irish academic Richard Kirwan, come as a complete surprise to his grieving family. Solange de Valnay's perfectly ordered world is shattered when she discovers the identity of her true father for the first time. She loves the man who has always been 'Papa' and the Languedoc vineyard in which she had the happiest of childhoods; Celine, her adored mother, is dead. But the truth of Richard Kirwan's liaison with her mother cannot remain buried, and the Kirwan children and their half-sister must overcome their differences and confront the past that unites them. What emerges is an extraordinary tale of an impossible but irresistible love affair, of passion and blind heroism, of sacrifices made for love and honour and of four families whose resistance to the German forces occupying France during WWII binds them across the borders and cultures through war and peace.

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To My Daughter In France Reviews


"Full of intrigue, love, passion and anger" * Irish Independent *
"A singular literary event - a cosmopolitan novel" * Observer *
"Stiff upper lips are melted by passion in this story of wartime valour and present day curiosity" * Irish Tatler *

About Barbara Keating


Barbara and Stephanie Keating grew up in Kenya. One sister now lives in France and the other in Dublin. Their first novel was the bestselling To My Daughter in France... This was followed by the acclaimed novels Blood Sisters and A Durable Fire, which, along with In Borrowed Light, make up the Langani Trilogy.

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GOR000720468
To My Daughter In France by Barbara Keating
Barbara Keating
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2003-08-07
464
0099449935
9780099449935
N/A
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