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The Bequest

(2003)
A novel by

 
This work is set in 1864.

After three years of service in the Russian navy and a gruelling expedition to Greenland, Captain Frederik Ziege of the Royal Danish Navy is enjoying a season on the Riviera with his mother, sister and two marriageable nieces.

There, he meets Emmeline Leslie, the young Australian widow of a bush pioneer.

The differences between their complex histories enrich the ensuing romance, but frustrate their search for a home. "The Bequest" is a novel about identity and belonging, about the place of history and memory in uprooted lives and, at its heart, it is the story of a passionate love affair.

John De Falbe is director of the team of booksellers at the legendary John Sandoe, one of London's outstanding literary bookshops. He is the author of "The Glass Night" and a regular critic for the "Spectator".

 
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Hardback Editions

October 2003 : UK Hardback
Title: The Bequest
Author(s): John De Falbe
ISBN: 1-84343-039-8 / 978-1-84343-039-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Harvill Press
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Paperback Editions

December 2012 : UK Paperback
Title: The Bequest
Author(s): John De Falbe
ISBN: 0-09-957809-3 / 978-0-09-957809-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
Availability: Amazon UK   

November 2004 : UK Paperback
Title: The Bequest
Author(s): John De Falbe
ISBN: 0-09-945934-5 / 978-0-09-945934-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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Kindle Editions

December 2010 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Bequest
Author(s): John De Falbe
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   



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