Daughter of Catalonia

by Jane Mackenzie

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Daughter of Catalonia Synopsis

1935. Luis, a charismatic Spaniard, elopes with Elise and they move to a small village in Catalonia. But little do they know that war will soon rip them apart. Some twenty years later, stifled by her life in England, their daughter Madeleine sets off to learn the truth about her father's death in the French Resistance - returning to the village she once called home. Under the heat of the Catalan sun, she soon finds herself confronting her past, facing the shocking secrets of war, and opening her heart to her own love story.

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Daughter of Catalonia Press Reviews

'This is the perfect holiday read - another example of the appeal of the 1950s and also of the type of story that crosses from one era to another. Madeleine is a heart-warming, interesting character - you'll really warm to her and want to know how she gets on with her quest to discover the truth about the death of her father. Absolutely riveting, I truly wanted to get to the end of this one!'- Booksmonthly

 

'I loved Daughter of Catalonia - a beautifully told tale of love, war, secrets, families and village life - stirring stuff! It took me back to the unspolit 'other' South of France. Jane MacKenzie has captured French Catalonia perfectly - I can visualise the villagers dancing the magnificent Sardane! Superb!'- Emma Mileham, bookseller

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ISBN: 9780749015787
Publication date: 24/04/2014
Publisher: Allison & Busby
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780749015787
Publication date: 24th April 2014
Author: Jane Mackenzie
Publisher: Allison & Busby
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 352 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Jane Mackenzie

Jane MacKenzie has lived and worked in many far flung corners of the world, including the Gambia, Bahrain, Papua New Guinea and Switzerland. Having built her own business and enjoyed a spell working at CERN in Geneva, Jane realised her dream of writing. She splits her time between the Scottish Highlands and Roussillon in the South of France, the region which inspired Daughter of Catalonia.

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