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Songs of Love and War by Santa Montefiore

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Lose yourself in a sweeping story of love, friendship and family from the bestselling author of The Beekeeper's Daughter...Perfect for all fans of Victoria Hislop and The Tea Planter's Wife.

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Songs of Love and War by Santa Montefiore

Their lives were mapped out ahead of them. But love and war will change everything...Castle Deverill, nestled in the rolling Irish hills, is home to three very different women: flame-haired Kitty Deverill, her best friend and daughter of the castle's cook, Bridie Doyle, and her flamboyant English cousin, Celia Deverill. When war breaks out, the lives of all three are changed forever. Wrenched apart by betrayal, their world turned to ash, the girls' friendship seems all but lost as they are swept to different parts of the globe. Yet, they have one thing in common: a fierce and unwavering longing for Castle Deverill and all the memories contained within it.


'Santa Montefiore at her best - an enchanting read overflowing with deliciously poignant moments' Dinah Jefferies, author of The Tea Planter's Wife

About the Author

Santa Montefiore

Santa Montefiore was born in England in 1970 to an Anglo-Argentine mother, and read Spanish and Italian at Exeter University. After a year teaching English on an Argentine estancia, she spent much of the nineties in Buenos Aires. She lives in London with her husband, the historian Simon Sebag Montefiore, and their children, Lily and Sasha.

Photograph © Joyce Ravid

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5th May 2016


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Simon & Schuster Ltd


528 pages


Family Drama
Literary Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)



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