Rosamunde Pilcher The Shell Seekers

ISBN 13: 9780001035386

The Shell Seekers

 
9780001035386: The Shell Seekers

#1 New York Times Bestseller
" The Shell Seekers is a deeply satisfying story, written with love and confidence."
—Maeve Binchy, The New York Times Book Review
The Shell Seekers, the classic novel by acclaimed writer Rosamunde Pilcher, is now available in hardcover once more. This epic romance has sold over 3.5 million copies to date; her other bestsellers include Winter Solstice, Wild Mountain Thyme, and Coming Home.
Set in London and Cornwall from World War II to present, The Shell Seekers tells the story of the Keeling family, and of the passions and heartbreak that have held them together for three generations. The family centers around Penelope, and it is her love, courage, and sense of values that determine the course of all their lives, Deftly shifting back and forth in time, each chapter centers on one of the principal players in the family's history. the unifying thread is an oil painting entitled "The Shell Seekers," done by Penelope's father. It is this painting that symbolizes to Penelope the ties between the generations. But it is the fate of this painting that just may tear the family apart.

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Artist's daughter Penelope Keeling can look back on a full and varied life, yet she is far too energetic and independent to settlesweetly into pensioned-off old age. Now she is faced with a decision which could tear her family apart.

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A huge, warm, saga . . . A deeply satisfying story written with love and confidence ( Maeve Binchy in The New York Times Book Review)

A beautiful, haunting story . . . that will tug at your heart strings ( Prima)

Her genius is to create characters you really care about ( Daily Express)

A long, beguiling saga, typically English . . . Splendid ( The Mail on Sunday)

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