Daughters Of Rebecca

Daughters Of Rebecca

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Shanni Price is a spirited, lively girl, but her tragic and poverty-stricken life has given her little chance to enjoy herself. Then, at a moment of dreadful despair, she is given protection by lovely, wealthy Llinos Mainwaring, and goes to live with her at the famous pottery in Swansea. Llinos, whose marriage to handsome, exotic Joe has run into trouble, is glad to have this strong-minded girl as her companion, but when they both meet the dashing Dafydd Buchan, young Shanni begins to regard her employer as her rival in love. These are troubled times in South Wales, when the poor people are feeling the effects of repression and the Rebeccas, bold rebel leaders dressed as women, are storming the countryside. As Llinos begins to wonder whether her marriage to Joe is over, and Shanni becomes involved with the rioters, the life of the pottery is threatened as never before. In this powerful new novel Iris Gower continues the story begun in "Firebird", "Dream Catcher" and "Sweet Rosie", set amongst the romantic china clay potteries of South Wales.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 110 x 178 x 25mm | 230g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0552160490
  • 9780552160490

About Iris Gower

Iris Gower was born in Swansea, where she still lives. The mother of four grown-up children, she has written over twenty bestselling novels. She received an Honorary Fellowship from the University of Wales Swansea in 1999 and has been awarded an MA in Creative Writing from the University of Cardiff.show more

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18 ratings
3.5 out of 5 stars
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4 17% (3)
3 39% (7)
2 11% (2)
1 6% (1)
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