Description - The Battle For Christabel by Margaret Forster
'Wonderfully rich... Nobody explores the way we live with more intelligence, art or humanity than she does' - Scotsman
Rowena wants a baby. What she doesn't want is the baby's father. Yet five years after the birth of Christabel, Rowena is dead, tragically killed in a climbing accident. The battle for Christabel has begun...With signature skill, Margaret Forster reveals the conflicting personal interests that lie behind each character's claim on the child. Drawn from the perspectives of social workers, grandparents, lovers and foster-mothers, this novel is a remarkable and heartfelt exploration of the complexities of motherhood.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 17mm)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
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Author Biography - Margaret Forster
Margaret Forster was born in Carlisle in 1938. She is the author of bestselling memoirs, Hidden Lives and Precious Lives, acclaimed biographies of Daphne du Maurier and Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and of many successful novels, such as Lady's Maid, Private Papers & most recently The Memory Box.
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