The Bequest

The Bequest

Paperback Published on: 04/11/2004
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Synopsis

1864. After three years of service in the Russian navy and a gruelling expedition to Greenland, Captain Frederik Ziege of the Royal Danish Navy is enjoying a season on the Riviera with his mother, sister and two marriageable nieces. There he meets Emmeline Leslie, the young Australian widow of a bush pioneer. The differences between their complex histories enrich the ensuing romance, but frustrate their search for a home. The Bequest is a novel about identity and belonging, about the place of history and memory in uprooted lives and, at its heart it is the story of a passionate love affair.

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780099459347
  • Weight: 265g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm

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