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A Rope Of Sand By Elsie Burch Donald

A Rope Of Sand
by Elsie Burch Donald

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A chance encounter in a French town brings dark memories flooding back to 55 year-old Kate. As a student at Sweet Briar College, Virginia in the 1950s, she joined a grand tour of Europe along with three classmates and their chaperone, Miss Grist. At the last minute, the mysterious and wealthy new girl surprised them all by joining them.
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A Rope Of Sand by Elsie Burch Donald

A chance encounter in a French town brings dark memories flooding back to fifty-five-year-old Kate. As a student at Sweet Briar College, Virginia in the 1950s, she joined a grand tour of Europe along with three classmates and their chaperone, Miss Grist. At the last minute, the mysterious and wealthy new girl, Olivia Hartfield, surprised them all by joining them. Revelling in the unparalleled freedom of the old world, Kate and her friends gradually form a privileged and sophisticated clique as, one by one, three intriguing but very different young men latch on to their party. But nobody is quite as they appear, and as facades crumble, this journey would prove eye-opening in ways the girls couldn't have possibly have imagined. On a remote outing a tragic and sinister event occurs. Now, thirty years later, the question is still open: what really happened that day?

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About Elsie Burch Donald


Elsie Burch Donald worked as an editor (Debretts) and book packager in London before becoming a novelist. She was born in the USA, attended SweetBriar, the school in the novel, and completed her studies at Edinburgh University. Her first novel NASHBOROUGH was published by HarperCollins, she had also written previously the non-fiction book THE FRENCH FARMHOUSE.

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A Rope Of Sand by Elsie Burch Donald
Elsie Burch Donald
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Transworld Publishers Ltd
2006-01-02
304
0552772119
9780552772112
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