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Reay Tannahill's great bestseller is the story of an extraordinary woman's determination to win back her birthright - the remote and beautiful West Highland castle of Kinveil - sold by her father to a Glasgow merchant when she was seven years old. It is also the intricate picture of a family in the heyday of the British Empire, an epic story spanning almost a hundred years and stretching from Edinburgh to the Crimea, from an expanding America to the India of the Raj.
'This novel most closely emulates... WAR AND PEACE... The heart beats faster as each page turns.'
'An absorbing saga spanning a century of love affairs, hatreds and highpoints of Victorian history
'A fine storyteller with... an appreciation of the Highlands that is downright poetic'.
Publication date: 13/03/2014
Publisher: Head of Zeus
|Publication date:||13th March 2014|
|Publisher:||Head of Zeus|
|Genres:||eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Historical Fiction,|
|Categories:||Sagas, Historical fiction,|
Reay Tannahill was born in Glasgow in 1929. She wrote two non-fiction bestsellers, FOOD IN HISTORY and SEX IN HISTORY and won the 1990 Romantic Novel of the Year Award for PASSING GLORY. She died in 2007.More About Reay Tannahill