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by Elaine diRollo
Pages cm. Set in 1857, between England and India, The Peachgrowers' Almanac is a rollicking novel about feisty women, the devotion of sisters and the Victorian obsession with empire, experiments and photography.
Pages cm. Lilian and Alice are twin sisters, living with their eccentric father at the Great House. Lilian, in mysterious disgrace, is married off to a dreary missionary and goes to live in India. Alice is left at home, curator to her father's monstrous collection of artefacts, under the watchful eye of the malevolent Dr Cattermole. Originally published: London: Chatto & Windus,.
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Set in England and India in the mutinous year of 1857, "A Proper Education for Girls" tells the story of Alice and Lilian Talbot, twins separated for the first time in their lives by their martinet father
Random House, 10 февр. The second book this weekend that is about the aftermath of WW1. This one has some funny bits in as well as the sadder side of WW1.
Random House, 10 февр. Monty and Ada last saw one another on the frontlines of the First World War, when Monty was a nurse and Ada an ambulance driver who drove like the devil. Now, the two friends have been reunited at crumbling Bleakly Hall, where Monty has been hired to look after the grumpy, gouty guests who have come to take the Hall's curative waters. Not a bad read.
The Peachgrowers' Almanac. by Elaine Di Rollo (Chatto & Windus, £1. 9). By Stephanie Cross for MailOnline Updated: 12:04 EST, 4 August 2008. A peach tree on wheels, an artificial volcano and a servant wonderfully named Sluce - just some of the curiosities in this Victorian-era debut. For sisters Lilian and Alice novelty is the norm, thanks to their father's appetite for the strange.
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About Elaine Dirollo. Elaine di Rollo comes from Lancashire and now lives in Scotland. The building she works in used to be a hydropathic. This is her second novel. Her first, The Peachgrowers' Almanac/A Proper Education for Girls, which was shortlisted for the Saltire First Book prize, the Scottish Arts Council First Book Award and the Guildford Literary Festival First Book Award, was set in 1857 between England and India.
This is her second novel. Her first, A Proper Education for Girls""(first published as The Peachgrowers' Almanac), which was shortlisted for the Saltire First Book prize, the Scottish Arts Council First Book Award and the Guildford Literary Festival First Book Award, was set in 1857 between England and India.
Автор: Rollo, Elaine Di Название: Peachgrowers& almanac ISBN .
Описание: The peachgrowers are 27 year-old twin sisters with a passion for botany. Lilian, in mysterious disgrace, has been married off to a dreary missionary. Alice is left at home, curator to her father& monstrous collection of artefacts under the watchful eye of the malevolent Dr Cattermole.