Fiction Sonia Overall The Realm of Shells

ISBN 13: 9780007184101

The Realm of Shells

3.09 avg rating
( 22 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780007184101: The Realm of Shells

Set in fashionable Margate in 1835, this novel follows the schemes, betrayals, and disappointments of the respectable Newlove family from the perspective of its youngest member, Frances. The discovery of an underground realm of shells heralds the uncovering of some unpleasant family truths—and the dark, stark realities of the adult world. Set against the upheavals of 1830s England—the end of the war with France and the beginnings of the Industrial Revolution—this is a bewitching portrait of a family and a country on the brink of irrevocable change.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Sonia Overall is the author of A Likeness.

Review:

Praise for A Likeness: 'Portraiture, courtiers and a courtesan called Kat England all play their part in Overall's debut historical novel. A treasure chest of detail, A Likeness is all about love and art.' Elle 'In terms of its visceral resonance, Sonia Overall's dazzlingly accomplished historical debut is ... likely to get under the skin. It's a vivid tale, part-political thriller, part-potent account of the perils of ambition and desire, but while its plot is pacy enough, it is Overall's rich language that intoxicates.' Observer

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Overall, Sonia
Published by Fourth Estate (2006)
ISBN 10: 0007184107 ISBN 13: 9780007184101
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Orbiting Books
(Hereford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Fourth Estate, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Next day dispatch from the UK (Mon-Fri). Please contact us with any queries. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000438944

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
7.04
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 7.01
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Sonia Overall
Published by Fourth Estate Ltd (2007)
ISBN 10: 0007184107 ISBN 13: 9780007184101
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Fourth Estate Ltd, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 336 pages. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0007184107

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
17.26
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Sonia Overall
Published by Fourth Estate (2007)
ISBN 10: 0007184107 ISBN 13: 9780007184101
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Fourth Estate, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0007184107

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
24.55
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Sonia Overall
Published by Fourth Estate (2007)
ISBN 10: 0007184107 ISBN 13: 9780007184101
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Fourth Estate, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0007184107

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
22.98
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.04
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Overall, Sonia
Published by Fourth Estate (2007)
ISBN 10: 0007184107 ISBN 13: 9780007184101
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Fourth Estate, 2007. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110007184107

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
42.50
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.28
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds