Tree of Pearls
By (author) Louisa Young
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Tree of Pearls by Louisa Young
Book DescriptionScintillating comic-romantic thriller, a finale to Louisa's fab Egyptian trilogy: what life will Angeline choose? The final volume in the Angeline Gower trilogy, following 'Baby Love' and 'Desiring Cairo'. Our angel is back. Angeline Gower is back home in Britain, back safe, back in her own bath. And, right on cue, that's when trouble arrives, back for another bout with her. But this time she's going to see it off for good...There's trouble in the form of her nemesis, her Russian roulette - wiseguy wideboy Eddie: he's on the loose again, and who would the police send out to Egypt to trace him if not Evangeline? Then there's trouble of another more painful, more joyful sort altogether: the trouble she has choosing between safe, solid, sensitive Harry, and hot, haughty, harmonious Sa'id. So, out among the sensuous wonders of Luxor, on the mobile and on the hoof, our angel shimmies and swerves with all her ex-belly dancer's supple style through a series of emotional chicanes. Now and again, in a particularly tight corner, she spins off, but she always regains control and surges forward to seize the life and future she deserves for those she loves and, triumphantly, for herself.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780006552345
(197mm x 130mm x mm)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publish Date: 6-Aug-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Louisa Young
Devotion, Hardback (June 2016)
From the bestselling author of My Dear, I Wanted to Tell You and The Heroes' Welcome, Louisa Young's Devotion is a novel of family, love, race and politics set during the electric change of the 1930s.
Tree of Pearls (the Angeline Gower Trilogy, Book 3), Paperback (October 2015)
The final instalment in Louisa Young's critically acclaimed series. What life will Angeline choose?
Baby Love (the Angeline Gower Trilogy, Book 1), Paperback (October 2015)
'Spectacularly worth reading' The Times Longlisted for the Orange Prize A fast-paced literary thriller in which ex-belly dancer Evangeline's fight to protect three-year-old Lily draws her into the seedy underworld of her past - the first book in Louisa Young's celebrated Angeline Gower trilogy.
Heroes' Welcome, Paperback (April 2015)» View all books by Louisa Young
The Heroes' Welcome is the incandescent sequel to the bestselling R&J pick My Dear, I Wanted to Tell You. Its evocation of a time deeply wounded by the pain of WW1 will capture and beguile readers fresh to Louisa Young's wonderful writing, and those previously enthralled by the stories of Nadine and Riley, Rose, Peter and Julia.
UK Kirkus Review » Suspend your disbelief and climb aboard the last in the Angeline Gower trilogy. If you've read the previous two you'll be very pleased to re-unite with our heroine in her latest adventure. If you're new to the story, you'll soon catch up with the past and be caught up with the present. We're eight weeks on from Angeline's last trip to Egypt. She and five year old Lily are coming to terms with Harry's presence in their lives as Lily's father. Their London domesticity is once again shattered by the news that Eddie Bates, Angeline's tormentor of old, is on the loose. Angeline must return to Egypt, with an unlikely ally - Eddie's wife Chrissie, who now knows she is not a widow. Angeline doesn't want to go, but it is a chance to see her beloved S'aid, and to tell him some very special news... (Kirkus UK)
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Author Biography - Louisa Young
Louisa Young was a journalist for some years. Her first book was A Great Task of Happiness (1995), the life of Kathleen Bruce, her grandmother, the sculptor and wife of Scott of the Antarctic. She followed that with her Egyptian trilogy of novels: Baby Love (which was listed for the Orange Prize), Desiring Cairo and Tree of Pearls. They were followed by The Book of the Heart, a cultural history of our most symbolic organ. She lives in London with her daughter.
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