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Details about  The Wild Island by Antonia Fraser (Hardback 1978)

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The Wild Island by Antonia Fraser (Hardback 1978)
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19 Aug, 2014 23:25:11 BST
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Item location:
Dunfermline, Fife, United Kingdom

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121406559666
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Condition:
Good: A book that has been read, but is in good condition. Minimal damage to the book cover eg. scuff ... Read moreabout the condition
Subject:

Crime, Thriller & Adventure

Format:

Hardback

Series:

Jemima Shore

Author:

Antonia Fraser

Language:

English

 

The Wild Island – A Mystery by Antonia Fraser

New or Used - Used

Type- Hardback

Spine Very Good

Front & Back Covers Very Good

Pages - Excellent

Top, Tail & Fore Edges - Excellent

Other Notes DJ is very tatty but it doesn’t affect the book

Overall Condition Good – (See my About Me Page)

Description

As Jemima Shore, Investigator, arrives at Inverness Station for a Highland holiday, the sun is shining. Paradise, she thinks. But at that moment, she hears a voice: “All this way for a funeral.”

So begins an adventure far removed from Jemima’s visions of heather-covered hills, crystal-clear streams, romantic men in kilts, fairy-tale castles … Instead she is plunged into the strange world of the aristocratic Beauregard family with its tensions, its jealousies and its violence; in many ways a primitive world dominated by the land and its possessing. The setting is the Wild Island itself, sometimes enchanting but too often frighteningly remote; the streams, not silvery, but brown and sinister; her holiday home with its disturbing, sometimes terrifying, influences; the people- the dashing war hero Colonel Henry, and his sons, the forthright old priest Father Flanagan, Bridie the family servant, Clementina the wayward heiress … none of them quite what they seem.

And then there is the spectre of the Scottish freedom fighters, in the shape of the self-styled army of the Red Rose.

It all adds up to a compulsively and brilliantly told story of mystery and intrigue on the Wild Island.

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I will combine postage.

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