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The Tea Planter's Wife

The Tea Planter's Wife

  • Title: The Tea Planter's Wife
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  • ISBN : 9780241969557
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 418 pages


1 International bestselling novel set in 1920s Ceylon, about a young Englishwoman who marries a charming tea plantation owner and widower, only to discover he s keeping terrible secrets about his past, including what happened to his first wife, that lead to devastating consequencesNineteen year old Gwendolyn Hooper is newly married to a rich and charming widower, eager to 1 International bestselling novel set in 1920s Ceylon, about a young Englishwoman who marries a charming tea plantation owner and widower, only to discover he s keeping terrible secrets about his past, including what happened to his first wife, that lead to devastating consequencesNineteen year old Gwendolyn Hooper is newly married to a rich and charming widower, eager to join him on his tea plantation, determined to be the perfect wife and mother But life in Ceylon is not what Gwen expected.The plantation workers are resentful, the neighbours treacherous, and there are clues to the past a dusty trunk of dresses, an overgrown gravestone in the grounds that her husband refuses to discuss.Just as Gwen finds her feet, disaster strikes She faces a terrible choice, hiding the truth from almost everyone, but a secret this big can t stay buried forever


Author Dinah Jefferies

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The Tea Planter's Wife Reviews (31)

  • I thought this book was okay It wasn t great and it wasn t bad But that is just my opinion, others love it and others don t love it and it s all good There is a little prologue in the front of the book that had me wondering for a good while But there comes a time when secrets come out that I finally [..]

  • The Tea Planter s Wife by Dinah Jeffries is a 2015 Penguin publication I was provided a copy of this book by the publisher and the LIbraryThing early reviewer program The Tea Planter s Wife is an exemplary novel, written with a lush literary prose, which pulls me deep into the landscape and historic [..]

  • 2.75 Thank you to NetGalley Crown publishing for an advance copy of this book I liked the setting of early 1900s Ceylon, the descriptions of the land, people, and tea of course It starts with a mystery and jumps ahead 12 years later A young naive bride has arrived to begin life with her widowed husb [..]

  • A wonderful, thought provoking story about a young English woman, Gwen, who travels to Ceylon in the 1920 s to join her new husband on his tea plantation She soon settles in to the lifestyle of the plantation and finds herself pregnant, but after she gives birth finds herself keeping secrets from he [..]

  • I m late to the table again with this one.I ve chosen my aim all year to read at least one book that s been on my shelf for a long time This fits that This is ultimately a romance story but with a clear reality, mystery and struggle thrown in What if you met your future husband who was all sweetness [..]

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