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The rose of Sebastopol

Author: Katharine McMahon
Publisher: London : Phoenix, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1855, Rosa Barr, a young Englishwoman, travels to the Crimea determined to work as a nurse. She never returns. Three people have been intimately connected with her: her cousin, a soldier and adventurer; a doctor, traumatised by the war and harbouring a secret passion; and her cousin Mariella, who is left to discover the truth.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katharine McMahon
ISBN: 9780753823743 0753823748
OCLC Number: 226254520
Notes: "Phoenix paperback."
"First published in Great Britain in 2007 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson."--Copyright page.
Includes "Suggested further reading."
Awards: Short-listed for Galaxy Book Awards 2008 (UK)
Description: 394 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Katharine McMahon.

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The Ukraine, Russia and the Crimea are taking centre stage in the world today but this spellbinding story of courage and love (by Katharine McMahon, author of Season of Light) takes us back to the  Read more...

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In her novel writen with great attention to detail and obvious affection for her characters and the time period, Katharine McMahon has penned a deeply affecting piece of historical fiction. * Read more...

 
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