The Dovekeepers (Hardback)Alice Hoffman (author)
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Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
Number of pages: 512
Weight: 710 g
Dimensions: 234 x 153 x 37 mm
`Hoffman is a master of evocatively described places . . . This captivating novel transports the reader to a sensual world of lush tropical landscapes, colonial opulence and conflicted passions' * The Lady on The Marriage of Opposites *
`Alice Hoffman's fictionalised biography of Rachel Pizzarro's life is an evocative, sensitive and historically rich portrayal of a woman living ahead of her time' * The Observer on The Marriage of Opposites *
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