/ Key title Bestselling author Rosie Thomas will not fail to delight old and new fans alike, with her stunning new novel Iris and Ruby. Set in the surrounds of Cairo, Iris and Ruby is a stirring story of family relationships spanning three generations. / Rosie Thomas is a Sunday Times Top 5 besteller in paperback. / Regular feature on the Guardian Fastseller list. / A perceptive and highly intelligent novel about the human heart, set against a large and dramatic canvas, which has an enormous potential readership. / She is a very fine writer, a master storyteller with the ability to reach out to women of all ages. / Will enchant readers of Anita Shreve, Sebastian Faulks and Douglas Kennedy.
Rosie Thomas is the author of a number of celebrated novels, including the bestsellers The Kashmir Shawl, Sun at Midnight, Iris and Ruby and Constance. Once she was established as a writer and her children were grown, she discovered a love of travelling and mountaineering. She has climbed in the Alps and the Himalayas, competed in the Peking to Paris car rally, spent time on a tiny Bulgarian research station in Antarctica and travelled the silk road through Asia. She lives in London.
Praise for Rosie Thomas:
'Rosie Thomas writes with beautiful, effortless prose, and shows a rare compassion and a real understanding of the nature of love.' The Times
'Honest and absorbing, Rosie Thomas mixes the bitter and the hopeful with the knowledge that the human heart is far more complicated than any rule suggests.' Mail on Sunday
'A master storyteller.' Cosmopolitan
'A story full of passion... will keep you reading long after bedtime.' New Woman
'Thomas's novels are beautifully written. This one is a treat.' Marie Claire