A Dark Enchantment
By (author) Roland Vernon
Dark Enchantment by Roland Vernon
Book DescriptionGreece, 1869. Godwin Tudor, a young English photographer recently arrived in Athens, is intrigued by the mysterious and maverick British landowner Edgar Brooke, whose vast estate dominates the island of Pyroxenia. Whilst visiting Brooke's remote home, Godwin is enchanted by the breathtaking landscape and his host's capricious young daughter Lydia. But all is not as it seems as inadvertently Godwin finds himself drawn into the centre of a dangerous political conspiracy. As events spiral out of control, Godwin does his best to play the diplomat in a terrifying international incident but the consequences prove more devastating than he can imagine. A maelstrom of romance, political intrigue and life-or-death drama, "A Dark Enchantment" marks the debut of an exciting new storyteller.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780552775007
(197mm x 127mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Black Swan
Publisher: Transworld Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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It's New York, 1926. Rocco Campobello, the great tenor collapses on stage. He emerges from this brush with death a changed man: a fallen, but enlightened colossus, casting off the mantle of celebrity, he embarks on a journey into his dark and sinister past which takes him back to his impoverished early life and to the city that made him: Naples.
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Author Biography - Roland Vernon
Roland Vernon was born in 1961 and educated at Eton, King's College Cambridge, and the Royal College of Music. Between the ages of 16 and 28 he spent about four months of every year in Greece, developing a close affinity with the country, its people and history. After a brief career as a professional singer, he settled in the countryside, dividing his time between writing and managing his own small rural business. He is author of several biographical books on music, and, most recently, Star in the East, a biography of the philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti. He lives in Somerset with his wife and three sons, and still visits Greece as regularly as his commitments allow.
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