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Learning by Heart by Elizabeth McGregor
  

Learning by Heart

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Shortlisted for the Romantic Novel of the Year Award 2007. Set in both England and the alluringly beautiful island of Sicily, Learning by Heart explores the complexities and subtleties of marriage, of lasting love and human frailty. A well-constructed storyline is deeply moving and completely compelling whilst the characters are ones that you truly feel for. This is one of her best yet and you're in for a treat.

If you like Elizabeth McGregor you might also like to read books by Stef Penney, Judith Lennox and Rosie Thomas.

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Learning by Heart by Elizabeth McGregor

One small, faded, leather-bound journal. One photograph in a newspaper. These two seemingly small items are set to change lives forever.

Just when success seems set fair for Zephâs writer husband Nick, she discovers that he has been having an affair. Wounded and angry, she turns to her mother for support, only to discover that the past has also come back to haunt Cora, a person who always seemed utterly flawless. For now comes evidence of Coraâs own long-ago relationship with a famous man, a man who so adored Zephâs mother that he never forgot her.

Zeph is forced to see her own childhood in an entirely new light. Was her parentsâ happiness a sham, as hers and Nickâs threatens to be? And how much can you trust the person who tells you that they love you?

Set in both England and the alluringly beautiful island of Sicily, Learning by Heart explores the complexities and subtleties of marriage, of lasting love and human frailty.


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"A good holiday read."
DAILY ECHO

About the Author

Elizabeth McGregor
Elizabeth McGregor was born in Warwickshire and now lives in Dorchester with her daughter, Kate. An award-winning short story writer, she is also the author of six acclaimed psychological thrillers.

Her three novels, The Ice Child, A Way Through the Mountains and The Girl in the Green Glass Mirror, are all published by Bantam.

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Publication date

3rd May 2006

Author

Elizabeth McGregor

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Publisher

Transworld Publishers Ltd

Format

Paperback (b Format)
336 pages

Categories

Family Drama
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780553816044

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