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Die Frau Des Teeh Ndlers

Author : Dinah Jefferies
ISBN : 9783732513093
Genre : Fiction
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Eine emotionale Familiengeschichte voller Geheimnisse vor der exotischen Kulisse Sri Lankas Sri Lanka in den 1920er Jahren. Die junge Engländerin Gwen Hooper trifft mit ihrem frisch angetrauten Ehemann Laurence in der familieneigenen Teeplantage ein. Dort bezieht das Paar eine traumhafte Villa, und Gwen fühlt sich wie im Paradies. Doch warum verhält sich ihr eigentlich sehr liebevoller Ehemann bisweilen so seltsam? Und warum macht er ein Geheimnis um seine verstorbene erste Ehefrau? Als Gwen schließlich Zwillinge zur Welt bringt, wird sie mit einer entsetzlichen Wahrheit konfrontiert, die sie zu zerstören droht ... Eine fesselnde Geschichte um die Selbstfindung einer jungen Frau, um Schuld, Verrat und wohlgehütete Geheimnisse Platz 1 der Sunday Times Bestsellerliste

Before The Rains

Author : Dinah Jefferies
ISBN : 9780241978825
Genre : Fiction
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A romantic, heart-wrenching tale of love against the odds from the Number One Sunday Times bestselling author 1930, Rajputana, India. Since her husband's death, 28-year-old photojournalist Eliza's only companion has been her camera. When the British Government send her to an Indian princely state to photograph the royal family, she's determined to make a name for herself. But when Eliza arrives at the palace she meets Jay, the Prince's handsome, brooding brother. While Eliza awakens Jay to the poverty of his people, he awakens her to the injustices of British rule. Soon Jay and Eliza find they have more in common than they think. But their families - and society - think otherwise. Eventually they will have to make a choice between doing what's expected, or following their hearts. . .

Leaving Before The Rains Come

Author : Alexandra Fuller
ISBN : 9781473521032
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The sequel to the bestselling Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight Born in England and uprooted to southern Africa as a toddler by her parents, Alexandra Fuller experienced a unique upbringing – both coloured with tragedy and joy – against the backdrop of the Rhodesian wars. Following her marriage to American Charlie Ross, she leaves Africa for Wyoming in the United States. This sequel to the bestselling Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight vividly captures the highs, lows and ultimate dissolution of Fuller’s twenty-year marriage and her unbreakable tie to her African past as she searches for explanations for the present and answers for the future. Interlaced with stories from her childhood in Africa, Fuller paints a brilliant picture of an expatriate’s love for her homeland, a daughter’s acceptance of her father and the moving journey of her marriage and divorce. Poignant, candid and wistfully humorous, Leaving Before the Rains Come will resonate with anyone who has ever fallen out of love – with a person, idea or a place – and into self-acceptance and the belief that only we can save ourselves. ‘Remarkable, beautifully written and fantastically entertaining... a compulsive read’ Observer

Die Tochter Des Seidenh Ndlers

Author : Dinah Jefferies
ISBN : 9783732540785
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Eine Frau zwischen zwei Kulturen, eine Liebe gegen alle Widerstände Vietnam, 1950. Die junge Nicole stand von jeher im Schatten ihrer schönen Schwester Sylvie. Als Tochter eines französischen Seidenhändlers und einer Vietnamesin soll sie nun in Hanoi ein Stoffgeschäft übernehmen. Bald kommt Nicole mit Einheimischen in Berührung, die sich gegen die französische Fremdherrschaft auflehnen. Dabei entdeckt sie voller Schrecken, dass ihr Vater in dunkle Machenschaften verwickelt ist. Als sie sich in den charismatischen Mark verliebt, gerät ihre Welt abermals ins Wanken. Denn Mark scheint auch für ihre Schwester Gefühle zu hegen. Auf der Suche nach ihrem Platz in einer Welt, in der nichts ist, wie es scheint, fasst Nicole einen kühnen Plan ... Farbgewaltige Exotik des Vietnam der 1950er Jahre - Mit "Die Tochter des Seidenhändlers" ist Dinah Jefferies eine mitreißende Geschichte um die Selbstfindung einer Frau, die Rivalität unter Schwestern und eine unmöglich scheinende Liebe gelungen.

The Winds That Blow Before The Rains

Author : Michael Anthony
ISBN : 9781780887159
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An African freedom fighter, a Special Forces soldier and the woman who loved them both. It is the summer of 1972 and Zimbabwe is at war. Amid the violence, Sengamo is framed for the rape of a white girl. He is forced to flee his village kraal for the killing fields of Mozambique, where an enemy soldier spares his life in a chance encounter that has far reaching consequences. Isabella lives a quiet life, alone on a remote farm in the hills of Nyanga. But her peaceful world is threatened when Mugabe's henchmen set up camp in the valley, waiting for their chance to strike and reclaim the land. Despite the danger, she refuses to abandon the home she loves and the ghosts that inhabit it. One day a stranger arrives at the farm. It is the start of a love affair that will change Isabella s world forever and bring Sengamo closer to his destiny. Out of the brutality of Zimbabwe emerges a hauntingly beautiful love story; an unforgettable tale of a tragic country, where extraordinary allegiances triumph over segregation.

Leaving Before The Rains Come By Alexandra Fuller A 15 Minute Summary Analysis

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PLEASE NOTE: This is an unofficial summary and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Leaving Before the Rains Come by Alexandra Fuller - A 15-minute Summary & Analysis Inside this Instaread: • Summary of entire book • Introduction to the Important People in the book • Analysis of the Themes and Author’s Style Preview of this Instaread: Leaving Before the Rains Come is the third memoir in a series written by Alexandra Fuller. In this book, Fuller searches for herself as her life falls apart around her. Fuller’s journey of self-discovery began in March 2010 when she learned from her sister, Vanessa, who lived in South Africa, that their father, Tim, had fallen ill and might die. Fuller could not get to Africa quickly from Wyoming, where she had moved with her American husband and was raising their three children. Amazing everyone, Tim rallied to celebrate his seventieth birthday. Fuller bitterly wished she could have been there with her loving, but chaotic, family. Her parents spent their married life moving around Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Zambia, trying to farm but mostly having one alcohol-fueled escapade after another. Fuller did not confide her feelings to her husband, Charlie. She felt that he would want to rush to the rescue…

Before It Rains

Author : Katherine Chandler (Playwright)
ISBN : 1848422865
Genre : Drama
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Funny, brave and beautifully told, Before It Rains is a tale of parenthood, protection and provocation set on a proud, forgotten Cardiff estate. Gloria is a single mum who enjoys sitting in her deckchair drinking her troubles away on her allotment, while her gentle son, Michael, digs the soil and makes sure everything is in order. From a relocated, troubled home, Carl - wild, unpredictable and near feral - watches both the mother and son with interest, bouncing his ball.

Unter Afrikanischer Sonne

Author : Alexandra Fuller
ISBN : 3442309735
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Malayalam Language Film Introduction

Author : Books Llc
ISBN : 1155942256
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 175. Chapters: Before the Rains, Ore Kadal, Perumthachan, Payyans, Commissioner, Calcutta News, Palattu Koman, Valliettan, Kaliyattam, Arabikkatha, Kanamarayathu, Chenkol, Mr. Brahmachari, Kandam Bacha Kotte, Hallo, Chandrolsavam, Achuvinte Amma, Photographer, Anandabhairavi, Balram vs. Tharadas, Nallavan, Chinthavishtayaya Shyamala, Banaras, Kalippattam, Innathe Chintha Vishayam, Agraharathil Kazhuthai, Praja, Karimbinpoovinakkare, Pothan Vava, Janakan, Cheriyachante Kroorakrithyangal, Kakkakuyil, Mrigaya, Elsamma Enna Aankutty, Nayakan, Aakasha Gopuram, Sufi Paranja Katha, Madhuchandralekha, Pachamarathanalil, Mukunthetta Sumitra Vilikkunnu, Manjadikuru, Vinodayathra, Varnapakittu, Nadakame Ulakam, Hailesa, Vidyarthikale Ithile Ithile, Mummy & Me, Kalyanaraman, Chotta Mumbai, Oomappenninu Uriyadappayyan, Aye Auto, Ahimsa, Minnaram, Panchavadi Palam, Nirmalyam, Daivanamathil, Thiramala, Achanurangatha Veedu, Neythukaran, Chandranudikkunna Dikhil, Yakshiyum Njanum, Bhagyadevatha, Desadanam, Miss Kumari, Margam, Raama Raavanan, Thalavattam, Namukku Parkkan Munthiri Thoppukal, Mayookham, Udayon, Gandharvam, 1921, Currency, Panthaya Kozhi, Bus Conductor, Johnnie Walker, Ekantham, By the People, Colours, Plus Two, My Dear Kuttichathan, Mizhikal Sakshi, Prayanam, Yes Your Honour, Kilichundan Mampazham, Thenum Vayambum, Vida Parayum Munpe, Meenathil Thalikettu, Oru Minnaminunginte Nurunguvettam, Mohabbat, Bharya Onnu Makkal Moonnu, Vandanam, Time, Athbhutha Dweepu, Iyer the Great, Soorya Manasam, The Mother Earth, Manassinakkare, Mattoral, Alice in Wonderland, Iruttinte Athmavu, Kancheepurathe Kalyanam, Keli, Bharya Swantham Suhruthu, Kauravar, The Truth, Kochu Kochu Santhoshangal, Pappan Priyappetta Pappan, Valiyangadi, Aakkramanam, Thommanum Makkalum, Padheyam, Seetha Kalyanam, Gandhinagar 2nd Street, Narendran Makan Jayakanthan Vaka...

Creating Rain Gardens

Author : Apryl Uncapher
ISBN : 9781604693973
Genre : Gardening
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Homeowners spend hundreds of dollars watering their yard, but there is an easy way to save money and resources—rain gardening. But what is it? As simple as collecting rain to reuse in front and backyards. Creating Rain Gardens is a comprehensive book for the DIY-er, covering everything from rain barrels to simple living roofs, permeable patios, and other low-tech affordable ways to save water in the garden. Water conservation experts Cleo Woelfle-Erskine and Apryl Uncapher walk homeowners through the process, with step-by-step instructions for designing and building swales, French drains, rain gardens, and ephemeral ponds—the building blocks of rain-catching gardens. From soil preparation, planting, troubleshooting, and maintenance, to selecting palettes of water-loving plants that provide four-season interest and a habitat for wildlife, Creating Rain Gardens covers everything a gardener needs to create a beautiful rain garden at home.

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