Description - The Irresistible Inheritance Of Wilberforce by Paul Torday
From the bestselling author of the Richard & Judy selected SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN.Late one summer evening, Wilberforce - rich, young, and work-obsessed - makes a detour on his way home to the vast undercroft of Caerlyon Hall, and the domain of Francis Black, a place where wine, hospitality and affection flow freely.Through Francis, Wilberforce is initiated into a life rich in the promise of friendship and adventure, where, through his new set of friends, the possibility of finding acceptance, and even falling in love, seems finally to be within his reach.Wilberforce becomes a willing pupil to Francis, and in the cellars of Caerlyon he nurtures a new-found passion for wine. But even the finest wine can leave a bitter aftertaste, and Wilberforce will learn the undercroft's unpalatable secrets, and that passion comes at a price ...
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(198mm x 131mm x 22mm)
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
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Author Biography - Paul Torday
Paul Torday was born in 1946 and read English Literature at Pembroke College, Oxford. He burst on to the literary scene in 2006 with his first novel, SALMON FISHING IN THE YEMEN, an immediate bestseller that has been sold in 19 countries.