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The Tea Planter's Wife: A Novel
by Dinah Jefferies

Published: 2016-09-13
Hardcover : 432 pages
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#1 International bestselling novel set in 1920s Ceylon, about a young Englishwoman who marries a charming tea plantation owner and widower, only to discover he's keeping terrible secrets about his past, including what happened to his first wife, that lead to devastating ...
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#1 International bestselling novel set in 1920s Ceylon, about a young Englishwoman who marries a charming tea plantation owner and widower, only to discover he's keeping terrible secrets about his past, including what happened to his first wife, that lead to devastating consequences

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  "British Ceylon from a young woman's perspective"by [email protected] (see profile) 10/23/17

This is an interesting story about a young woman who shares her feelings about living on a tea plantation with her new husband. There is some mystery about what has come before and there are intriguing... (read more)

 
by mgrieco (see profile) 10/21/17

The author insulted my intelligence with her vapid dialogue and shallow characters.

 
  "the tea planters wife"by Carolynr (see profile) 07/15/17

Nineteen-year-old Gwendolyn Hooper is newly married to a rich and charming widower, eager to join him on his tea plantation, determined to be the perfect wife and mother. But life in Ceylon ... (read more)

 
  "You'll Want to Drink lots of hot tea!"by Homewithatwist (see profile) 07/05/17

I am usually not attracted to historical non-fiction or "period" books. But, I thought the description of the book was intriguing. But, I am glad I took the chance on this book.

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