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The kashmir shawl / Rosie Thomas.

By: Thomas, Rosie [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : HarperCollins, 2011Description: 468 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780007285969 ; 9780007285983; 9781445876634.Subject(s): Female friendship -- Fiction | Married people -- Fiction | Kashmir -- Fiction | India -- FictionGenre/Form: Domestic fiction.DDC classification: 823.914 Summary: Spanning decades and moving from the stark beauty of the Welsh landscape to the Himalayas and Kashmir, this is a story of bravery, courage and love. Newlywed Nerys Watkins leaves rural Wales for the first time in her life, to accompany her husband on a missionary posting to India. As war engulfs Europe, the Watkins are in remote Ladakh, high up in the Himalayas. Nerys is lonely, but she makes a glamorous new friend, Myrtle McMinn, who introduces her to the lakeside city of Srinagar.
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Spanning decades and moving from the stark beauty of the Welsh landscape to the Himalayas and Kashmir, this is a story of bravery, courage and love. Newlywed Nerys Watkins leaves rural Wales for the first time in her life, to accompany her husband on a missionary posting to India. As war engulfs Europe, the Watkins are in remote Ladakh, high up in the Himalayas. Nerys is lonely, but she makes a glamorous new friend, Myrtle McMinn, who introduces her to the lakeside city of Srinagar.

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20/10/2014

I was enthralled.

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