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A single thread ( Signed copy)

£19.99

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FROM THE GLOBALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING Bittersweet . dazzling' Guardian Deeply pleasurable . the ending made me cry' The Times Told with a wealth of detail and narrative intensity' Penelope Lively It is 1932, and the losses of the First World War are still keenly felt. Violet Speedwell, mourning for both her fianc and her brother and regarded by society as a surplus woman' unlikely to marry, resolves to escape her suffocating mother and strike out alone. A new life awaits her in Winchester. Yes, it is one of draughty boarding-houses and sidelong glances at her naked ring finger from younger colleagues; but it is also a life gleaming with independence and opportunity. Violet falls in with the broderers, a disparate group of women charged with embroidering kneelers for the Cathedral, and is soon entwined in their lives and their secrets. As the almost unthinkable threat of a second Great War appears on the horizon Violet collects a few secrets of her own that could just change everything. Warm, vivid and beautifully orchestrated, A Single Thread reveals one of our finest modern writers at the peak of her powers.


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Signed on title page. No other inscriptions

Item details

Author(s):
Tracy Chevalier
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
160 mm x 230 mm 542 g
Edition:
2019
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0008153817
ISBN-13:
9780008153816
Number of pages:
346
Publisher:
The Borough Press

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FROM THE GLOBALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING Bittersweet . dazzling' Guardian Deeply pleasurable . the ending made me cry' The Times Told with a wealth of detail and narrative intensity' Penelope Lively It is 1932, and the losses of the First World War are still keenly felt. Violet Speedwell, mourning for both her fianc and her brother and regarded by society as a surplus woman' unlikely to marry, resolves to escape her suffocating mother and strike out alone. A new life awaits her in Winchester. Yes, it is one of draughty boarding-houses and sidelong glances at her naked ring finger from younger colleagues; but it is also a life gleaming with independence and opportunity. Violet falls in with the broderers, a disparate group of women charged with embroidering kneelers for the Cathedral, and is soon entwined in their lives and their secrets. As the almost unthinkable threat of a second Great War appears on the horizon Violet collects a few secrets of her own that could just change everything. Warm, vivid and beautifully orchestrated, A Single Thread reveals one of our finest modern writers at the peak of her powers.


Dust jacket intact
Signed on title page. No other inscriptions

Author(s):
Tracy Chevalier
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
160 mm x 230 mm 542 g
Edition:
2019
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0008153817
ISBN-13:
9780008153816
Number of pages:
346
Publisher:
The Borough Press

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