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Forbidden Places

Penny Vincenzi


PUBLISHED: 6th November 2006
ISBN: 9780755332649
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Three friends. Three lives ripped apart by war. A stand out novel from the Sunday Times Number One bestseller Penny Vincenzi.
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PUBLISHED: 6th November 2006
ISBN: 9780755332649
ANNOTATION:
Three friends. Three lives ripped apart by war. A stand out novel from the Sunday Times Number One bestseller Penny Vincenzi.

Annotation

Three friends. Three lives ripped apart by war. A stand out novel from the Sunday Times Number One bestseller Penny Vincenzi.

Publisher Description

Penny Vincenzi's Sunday Times No 1 bestseller, FORBIDDEN PLACES is an unmissable novel about love and marriage, families and secrets, and about wartime and what it does to every accepted social value. 'Deliciously readable' Mail on Sunday. A mesmerising novel perfect for any reader of Jilly Cooper, Santa Montefiore, Kate Morton or Harriet Evans.

It is the story of three women and one family. One is married and widowed within five years. She is free to start again. Or is she? The second has a perfect husband she thinks she loves. He becomes a grotesque parody of what he once was. Is that love real? The third becomes trapped in a nightmare marriage. Can the war free her?

Author Biography

Penny Vincenzi began her career as a junior secretary for Vogue and Tatler . She later worked as Fashion and Beauty Editor on magazines such as Woman's Own , before becoming a contributing editor for Cosmopolitan . She is the author of two humourous books and nine previous novels. Penny Vincenzi is married with four daughters.

Review

'Another absorbing page-turner, packed with believable characters' - Good Housekeeping

'A wonderful saga of passion, relationships and families' - Prima

'Mesmerising from start to finish' - Evening Standard

Long Description

Penny Vincenzi's Sunday Times No 1 bestseller, FORBIDDEN PLACES is an unmissable novel about love and marriage, families and secrets, and about wartime and what it does to every accepted social value. 'Deliciously readable' Mail on Sunday. A mesmerising novel perfect for any reader of Jilly Cooper, Santa Montefiore, Kate Morton or Harriet Evans. It is the story of three women and one family. One is married and widowed within five years. She is free to start again. Or is she? The second has a perfect husband she thinks she loves. He becomes a grotesque parody of what he once was. Is that love real? The third becomes trapped in a nightmare marriage. Can the war free her?

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'Mesmerising from start to finish'

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Three friends. Three lives ripped apart by war. A stand out novel from the Sunday Times Number One bestseller Penny Vincenzi.

Product Details

Author
Penny Vincenzi
Pages
640
Publisher
Headline Publishing Group
Year
2006
ISBN-10
0755332644
ISBN-13
9780755332649
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2006-11-06
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Media
Book
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade