The Ship of Brides
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The Ship of Brides

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The 2005 novel The Ship of Brides by Jojo Moyes, the bestselling author of Me Before You and two-time winner of the RNA Novel of the Year award.'A scintillating novel of friendship, family and love.' - Woman & Home Australia, 1946. 650 brides are departing for England to meet the men they married in wartime. But instead of the luxury liner they were expecting, they find themselves aboard an aircraft carrier, alongside a thousand men.On the sun-baked decks, old loves and past promises become distant memories, and tensions are stretched to the limit as brides and husbands change their minds. And for Frances Mackenzie, one bride in particular, it soon becomes clear that sometimes the journey is more important than the destination.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 34mm | 339.99g
  • Hodder & Stoughton General Division
  • Hodder Paperback
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reissue.
  • n/a
  • 0340960388
  • 9780340960387
  • 93,005

Review quote

A scintillating novel of friendship, family and love. * Woman & Home * Gloriously entertaining. * Mirror * Wonderfully romantic and moving. * Daily Mail *show more

About Jojo Moyes

Jojo Moyes is a novelist and a journalist. Her books include the bestsellers The Girl You Left Behind, The One Plus One, Me Before You and After You and short story collection Paris for One and Other Stories. Her novels have been translated into forty-four languages and have hit the Number One spot in twelve countries. She is one of the few authors to have had three novels on The New York Times bestseller list at the same time.Me Before You has now sold over twelve million copies worldwide and was adapted into a major film starring Sam Claflin (The Hunger Games) and Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones). Jojo lives in Essex with her husband and their three children.show more

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Wonderfully romantic and moving. Daily Mailshow more

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15,050 ratings
3.73 out of 5 stars
5 21% (3,152)
4 41% (6,244)
3 30% (4,451)
2 6% (946)
1 2% (257)
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