The Loving Spirit

The Loving Spirit

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 04/03/2004
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Cornwall, 1900s. Plyn Boat Yard is a hive of activity, and Janet Coombe longs to share in the excitement of seafaring: to travel, to have adventures, to know freedom. But constrained by the times, instead she marries her cousin Thomas, a boat builder, and settles down to raise a family. Janet's loving spirit - the passionate yearning for adventure and for love - is passed down to her son, and through him to his children's children. As generations of the family struggle against hardship and loss, their intricately plotted history is set against the greater backdrop of war and social change in Britain. Her debut novel, The Loving Spirit established du Maurier's reputation and style with an inimitable blend of romance, history and adventure.

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9781844080939
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Weight: 340g
  • Dimensions: 197 x 126 x 27 mm

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The Loving Spirit
hmm not sure
With Rebecca being one of my favourite books of all time, and the only book i had read of Daphne Du Maurier's - i had high hopes for the loving spirit. I e... READ MORE
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The Loving Spirit
The Loving Spirit
First published in 1931 'The Loving Spirit' is a beautifully crafted story with the sea at its heart. Once immersed I couldn't put it down. Daphne du Mauri... READ MORE
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