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The forgotten letters of Esther Durrant

Author: Kayte Nunn
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Large Print, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2020. ©2020.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : First Harper large print editionView all editions and formats
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"1951. Esther Durrant, a young mother, is committed to an isolated mental asylum by her husband. Run by a pioneering psychiatrist, the hospital is at first Esther's prison but soon surprisingly becomes her refuge. 2018. Free-spirited marine scientist Rachel Parker embarks on a research posting in the Isles of Scilly, off the Cornish coast. When a violent storm forces her to take shelter on a far-flung island, she  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kayte Nunn
ISBN: 9780062979308 0062979302
OCLC Number: 1142729949
Notes: Originally published as The Forgotten Letters of Esther Durrant in Australia in 2019 by Hachette Australia.
Description: 493 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Kayte Nunn.

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"1951. Esther Durrant, a young mother, is committed to an isolated mental asylum by her husband. Run by a pioneering psychiatrist, the hospital is at first Esther's prison but soon surprisingly becomes her refuge. 2018. Free-spirited marine scientist Rachel Parker embarks on a research posting in the Isles of Scilly, off the Cornish coast. When a violent storm forces her to take shelter on a far-flung island, she discovers a collection of hidden love letters. Captivated by their passion and tenderness, Rachel determines to track down the intended recipient. But she has no idea of the far-reaching consequences her decision will bring. Meanwhile, in London, Eve is helping her grandmother, a renowned mountaineer, write her memoirs. When she is contacted by Rachel, it sets in motion a chain of events that threatens to reveal secrets kept buried for more than sixty years."

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