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The Separation

By Dinah Jefferies

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Format: Paperback, 400 pages, UK Edition
Published In: United Kingdom, 01 May 2014
FROM THE NUMBER 1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE TEA PLANTER'S WIFE The Separation, Dinah Jefferies' stunning debut novel, is the heartbreaking tale of a family fractured by lies and one mother's love reaching across the distance of years and continents.A country at war with itself,a family divided and betrayed,a bond that can never be broken...Malaya, 1955. Lydia Cartwright returns from visiting a sick friend to an empty house. The servants are gone. The phone is dead. Where is her husband Alec? Her young daughters, Emma and Fleur? Fearful and desperate, she contacts the British District Officer and learns that Alec has been posted up country. But why didn't he wait? Why did he leave no message? Lydia's search takes her on a hazardous journey through war-torn jungle. Forced to turn to Jack Harding, a man she'd vowed to leave in her past, she sacrifices everything to be reunited with her family.And while carrying her own secrets, Lydia will soon face a devastating betrayal which may be more than she can bear . . .

About the Author

Dinah Jefferies was born in Malaysia and moved to England at the age of nine. She has worked in education, lived in a commune and exhibited work as an artist. Dinah's first novel,The Separation, was published by Viking in 2014; The Tea Planter's Wife is her second novel. She is a contributor to the Guardian and other newspapers and lives in Gloucestershire with her husband www.dinahjefferies.com @DinahJefferies

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An utterly captivating story of love and loss. Thrilling, gripping and intelligent -- Kate Furnivall * Author of 'The Russian Concubine' and 'The Concubine's Secret' * A tense and steamy 1950s Malaya, beautifully described. I loved it -- Lucinda Riley * Author of 'Hothouse Flower' and 'The Girl on the Cliff' *

EAN: 9780241966051
ISBN: 0241966051
Publisher: Penguin Books, Limited (UK)
Dimensions: 19.56 x 12.7 x 2.79 centimetres (0.28 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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