The White Pearl

The White Pearl

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Malaya, 1941. As the glamorous wife of a plantation owner, Connie Hadley appears to lead a pampered and comfortable life. But she is hiding devastating secrets that could destroy her marriage. Life is changed for ever on the day of the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor. As Japanese Zero aircraft attack the town of Palur, Connie takes the decision to flee to Singapore on the family's boat, The White Pearl. She sails with her husband and son, three friends and the enigmatic boat dealer Fitzpayne, who is the only one who can navigate the islands of the South China Sea. In desperation, short of food and constantly in danger, fear strips away good manners; tensions arise on the yacht and anger causes deadly divisions between friends ...show more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Virago Press Ltd
  • United Kingdom
  • 0748119159
  • 9780748119158

About Kate Furnivall

Kate Furnivall was born in Wales and now lives in Devon. This is her fifth novel. Visit her website at www.katefurnivall.comshow more

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1,724 ratings
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4 38% (656)
3 29% (494)
2 9% (149)
1 2% (40)
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