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The birthday present

Author: Barbara Vine
Publisher: London : Viking : [distributor] Penguin Books Ltd, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A love affair is flourishing between Ivor Tesham and Hebe Furnal. What excitement Hebe lacks at home is compensated for by the well-bred and attractive Tesham. On the eve of her twenty-eighth birthday, Tesham decides to give Hebe a present to remember: something far more memorable than the costly string of pearls he's already lavished upon her.
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Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Crime & mystery
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Vine
ISBN: 9780670917617 0670917613
OCLC Number: 851984026
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 288 pages ; 3 cm
Responsibility: Barbara Vine.

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