Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Iris and Ruby
Foyalty 26
Iris and Ruby (Paperback)
Order now for Free delivery in the UK for orders over £10 or choose Express Delivery to receive in 2 business days. More on delivery...
Order Options List Price Online Price Save Availability Login for Quick Checkout
Delivery:

To home, business or free to our stores. Click for more info.

£8.99 £6.74 25%

Despatched in 2 business days.

Add to Basket
Click & Collect:

Order now to collect from 11am tomorrow. In stock items only. Click for more info.

£8.99 £7.64 15%

In stock in 1 or more stores

Buy - Select Store
New & Used:

Our marketplace sellers will deliver to your chosen address. Click for more info.

From £1.42  

In stock at one or more sellers.

Buy - Select Seller

Product Synopsis

Rich and alive with descriptions of the bustling streets of old Cairo, and the vast, foreboding desert surrounding it - 'Iris and Ruby' is a stirring story of mothers, daughters and the distance between three generations of one family. Stiflingly quiet and claustrophobic, Iris Black's Cairo house is suddenly disturbed by the unexpected arrival of her troubled and wilful granddaughter, Ruby. Teenage Ruby has run away from England to seek solace with the grandmother she hasn't seen for many years. An unlikely bond is formed as the two open themselves up to one another. Ruby helps Iris document her deteriorating memories of the glittering, cosmopolitan Cairo of World War Two, a time when she lost her heart to her one true love - the enigmatic Captain Xan Molyneux - and then lost him to the ravages of the war. Iris' early devastation shapes her own heart and that of her daughter and granddaughter in turn.- and leads the two women into terrible danger in the Egyptian desert.

Fiction & Poetry >> Modern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Publication Date: 04/09/2006 ISBN-13: 9780007173549  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Despatched in 2 business days. Login for Quick Checkout Add to Basket

More books by Rosie Thomas

Leave Review

Delivery

Please note for the New & Used Marketplace different terms and conditions apply.

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location1st BookEach additional bookAverage Delivery Time
UK Second ClassAvailable free for orders over £10* or £2.50Available free for orders over £10* or £1.003-7 Days
UK First Class£4.50£1.001-2 Days
UK Courier£7.00£1.001-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier£17.00£3.002-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail£5.00£1.504-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier£20.00£3.002-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail£7.00£3.004-14 Days
Rest of World Courier£22.50£3.003-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail£8.00£3.007-21 Days

* Available free for orders over £10 = When offered a delivery preference choose 'For Cheapest Postage' for our freepost in the UK offer. This is not available on the 'For Faster Delivery' option.

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

Foyles Marketplace

Special Terms on Marketplace orders

Please note special terms and condition apply and customers placing orders are accepting these terms. See our Full Terms, Delivery Rates and Times. Specifically we are unable to accept cancellation or amendment to Marketplace orders once placed.

All sellers despatch within 48 hours, but postage times and costs vary depending on your location and that of the seller. As such the UK delivery price is displayed as a guide only.

Condition Seller Postage Price

Good

Sellers Comments:

None

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Goldstone Books

Available Qty: 2

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

£2.95 3-10 business days

£1.42

Earns 5 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £4.37

Add to Basket

Very Good

Sellers Comments:

None

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Goldstone Books

Available Qty: 2

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

£2.95 3-10 business days

£1.42

Earns 5 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £4.37

Add to Basket

Good

Sellers Comments:

None

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

AwesomeBooksUK

Available Qty: 1

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

£2.95 3-10 business days

£1.42

Earns 5 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £4.37

Add to Basket

Good

Sellers Comments:

None

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

AwesomeBooksUK

Available Qty: 1

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

£2.95 3-10 business days

£1.42

Earns 5 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £4.37

Add to Basket

Good

Sellers Comments:

None

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

AwesomeBooksUK

Available Qty: 1

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

£2.95 3-10 business days

£1.42

Earns 5 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £4.37

Add to Basket

Good

Sellers Comments:

None

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Bahamut Media

Available Qty: 1

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

£2.95 3-10 business days

£1.42

Earns 5 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £4.37

Add to Basket

Good

Sellers Comments:

None

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Bahamut Media

Available Qty: 1

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

£2.95 3-10 business days

£1.42

Earns 5 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £4.37

Add to Basket

Good

Sellers Comments:

None

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Bahamut Media

Available Qty: 1

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

£2.95 3-10 business days

£1.42

Earns 5 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £4.37

Add to Basket

Good

Sellers Comments:

***SIMPLY BRIT*** We have dispatched from our UK warehouse books of good condition to over 1 million satisfied customers worldwide. We are committed to providing you with a reliable and efficient service at all times.

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Brit Books

Available Qty: 6

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

£2.95 3-10 business days

£1.42

Earns 5 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £4.37

Add to Basket

Good

Sellers Comments:

None

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Better World Books UK

Available Qty: 1

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

£2.95 3-10 business days

£1.42

Earns 5 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £4.37

Add to Basket

Very Good

Sellers Comments:

*** FAST RELIABLE SERVICE *** USED, BUT IN VERY GOOD GENERAL CONDITION *** LITTLE SIGN OF PREVIOUS OWNERSHIP. DAILY PRIORITY DISPATCH FROM UK WAREHOUSE STOCK.

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

THE-BOOK-FACTORY

Available Qty: 4

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

£2.95 3-10 business days

£1.42

Earns 5 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £4.37

Add to Basket

Very Good

Sellers Comments:

In VERY GOOD overall condition with light signs of previous ownership.

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Hemingway

Available Qty: 4

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

£2.95 3-10 business days

£1.42

Earns 5 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £4.37

Add to Basket

Very Good

Sellers Comments:

An EX LIBRARY copy in VERY GOOD overall condition. May have some library stamps, marks etc.

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Hemingway

Available Qty: 2

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

£2.95 3-10 business days

£1.42

Earns 5 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £4.37

Add to Basket

Good

Sellers Comments:

**SHIPPED FROM UK** We believe you will be completely satisfied with our quick and reliable service. All orders are dispatched as swiftly as possible! Buy with confidence!

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Greener Books

Available Qty: 6

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

£2.95 3-10 business days

£1.44

Earns 5 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £4.39

Add to Basket

Good

Sellers Comments:

Small bit of pencil writing on inside page Showing signs of use. Some creasing to spine and general edge wear, some markings to covers, contents clean. Corners bumped. Dust jacket may be torn.

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Ocelot Books Limited

Available Qty: 1

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

£2.95 3-10 business days

£2.48

Earns 9 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £5.43

Add to Basket

Very Good

Sellers Comments:

2006-09-04. HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. Paperback. Book: VERY GOOD. 400pp..

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

The Internet Bookshop UK Ltd

Available Qty: 1

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

£2.95 3-10 business days

£3.28

Earns 13 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £6.23

Add to Basket

Very Good

Sellers Comments:

2006-09-04. HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. Paperback. Book: VERY GOOD. 400pp..

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

The Internet Bookshop UK Ltd

Available Qty: 1

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

£2.95 3-10 business days

£4.28

Earns 17 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £7.23

Add to Basket

Good

Sellers Comments:

2006-09-04. HarperCollins Publishers Ltd. Paperback. Book: GOOD. 400pp..

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

The Internet Bookshop UK Ltd

Available Qty: 1

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

£2.95 3-10 business days

£4.28

Earns 17 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £7.23

Add to Basket

Good

Sellers Comments:

2006-09-04. Harper. Reprint. Paperback. Book: GOOD. 400pp..

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

The Internet Bookshop UK Ltd

Available Qty: 1

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

£2.95 3-10 business days

£4.28

Earns 17 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £7.23

Add to Basket

Very Good

Sellers Comments:

None

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

londonbookworm

Available Qty: 1

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

£2.95 3-10 business days

£4.79

Earns 19 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £7.74

Add to Basket

Good

Sellers Comments:

None

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

AwesomeBooksUSA

Available Qty: 1

United States

From United States

£8.15 21-28 business days

£6.72

Earns 26 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £14.87

Add to Basket

Good

Sellers Comments:

None

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

AwesomeBooksUSA

Available Qty: 1

United States

From United States

£8.15 21-28 business days

£6.72

Earns 26 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £14.87

Add to Basket

Good

Sellers Comments:

None

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

AwesomeBooksUSA

Available Qty: 1

United States

From United States

£8.15 21-28 business days

£6.72

Earns 26 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £14.87

Add to Basket

New

Sellers Comments:

Despatched in 2 business days.

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

FoylesFoyles

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

Free 3-5 business days

£6.74

Earns 26 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £6.74

Add to Basket

New

Sellers Comments:

None

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

AwesomeBooksUK

Available Qty: 5

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

£2.95 3-10 business days

£7.11

Earns 28 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £10.06

Add to Basket

New

Sellers Comments:

None

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

AwesomeBooksUK

Available Qty: 5

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

£2.95 3-10 business days

£7.56

Earns 30 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £10.51

Add to Basket

New

Sellers Comments:

Book

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

El Pinarillo Books

Available Qty: 1

United Kingdom

From United Kingdom

£2.95 3-10 business days

£10.66

Earns 42 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £13.61

Add to Basket

New

Sellers Comments:

None

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

AwesomeNewBooks

Available Qty: 5

United States

From United States

£8.15 21-28 business days

£15.23

Earns 60 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £23.38

Add to Basket

New

Sellers Comments:

None

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

AwesomeNewBooks

Available Qty: 5

United States

From United States

£8.15 21-28 business days

£15.70

Earns 62 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £23.85

Add to Basket

Very Good

Sellers Comments:

Great customer service. You will be happy!

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

booklab

Available Qty: 2

United States

From United States

£8.15 21-28 business days

£46.02

Earns 184 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £54.17

Add to Basket

New

Sellers Comments:

Great customer service. You will be happy!

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

booklab

Available Qty: 2

United States

From United States

£8.15 21-28 business days

£81.08

Earns 324 Foyalty points

Price including delivery to the UK = £89.23

Add to Basket

You might also like

One Man's Bible
One Man's Bible (Paperback)
Xingjian Gao; Gao Xingjian; Mabel Lee
 
Desiring Cairo
Desiring Cairo (Paperback)
Louisa Young
 
About Grace
About Grace (Paperback)
Anthony Doerr
 
£11.99£8.7527%Add to Basket
Iris and Ruby
Iris and Ruby (Hardback)
Rosie Thomas
 
Your Shopping Basket
Total number of items: 0
Sub total: £0.00
Edit Basket Go to Checkout
Select Currency: $ £
enCounter Culture
Signed Books and Copies
Animators Survival Kit
Latest Blog
GUEST BLOG: Tales from old Foyles
12/09/2014

Edward Carey, author the Iremonger trilogy for young adults, shares his memories of an earlier career working in Christina Foyle's eccentric bookshop.

GUEST BLOG: That hoopy frood Douglas Adams
09/09/2014

Marie Phillips, an author who definitely knows where her towel is, reveals the effect of exposure to The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy at a young age.

GUEST BLOG: Creative spaces
04/09/2014

James Dawson, author of teen thrillers Cruel Summer and Hollow Pike, explain how being part of a community of writers can offer a huge boost to creativity.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Version: 1.0.0.26032