Sail Upon the Land

Sail Upon the Land : A Novel About Motherhood

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The mysterious death of a young mother damages the precious, protective bonds of love. Sail Upon the Land tells the tale of four generations of mothers and their children, spanning 80 turbulent years of English history. From the hills of India to London's ballrooms, crumbling country mansions to hospital corridors, the novel has been described as 'delicious', 'heart-breaking' and 'full of drama, pain, suffering, steadfastness and ultimately redemption'. SARAH
Is the courage she displays during WWII enough to carry her through a long life of love and loss?
MELISSA
Living in her own fairytale, will she find the strength she needs to survive reality?
DAMSON
Rejecting her background following a frightening ordeal, can she ever find her way home?
MELLITA
Who is she really, and will she deliver the one precious gift that will heal all their wounds?
What independent readers and reviewers have to say:
'Powerful, familiar, heart-wrenching characters that leached into my heart.'
'Compulsive reading.'
'Unputdownable.'
'Read it and weep.'
'Unusually well-written.'
'It's a really enjoyable read, which often had me wanting to reach into the book to give the characters a much-needed hug!'
'The writing was gritty and real, particularly the parts concerned with birth and motherhood.'
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Product details

  • Paperback | 440 pages
  • 127 x 202 x 27mm | 359.99g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0993124801
  • 9780993124808

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404 ratings
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2 9% (35)
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