Am 6. Februar ist die britische Autorin Rosamunde Pilcher im stolzen Alter von 64 Jahren verstorben. Ihre romantischen Bücher haben sie zu einer der erfolgreichsten Autorinnen weltweit gemacht und die Verfilmungen haben natürlich auch noch dazu beigetragen.
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Born in Colombo, Judith Dunbar spends her teenage years at boarding school, while her beloved mother and younger sister live abroad with her father. When her new friend Loveday Carey-Lewis invites Judith home for the weekend to Nancherrow, the Carey-Lewises‘ beautiful estate on the Cornish coast, it is love at first sight. She falls in love too with the generous Carey-Lewises themselves. With their generosity and kindness, Judith grows from naive girl to confident young woman, basking in the warm affection of a surrogate family whose flame burns brightly.
1995 erschienen. “The novel has a gently sweet flavour, it continues to beguile because of Pilcher’s warmth, sincerity and easy, undemanding prose.” (Sunday Times) (555 Rezensionen / 4,7 Sterne), 1.082 Seiten noch günstig?
Sitting on a California beach at summer’s end, Jane Marsh thinks back to her childhood at the estate called Elvie in a remote corner of Scotland. She remembers not only the heather-covered hills and the lonesome loch, but her grandmother … and, of course, Sinclair. She has secretly dreamed of marrying rakishly handsome Sinclair and settling at Elvie forever. Then an urgent visit from her grandmother’s lawyer becomes the catalyst for her return to Scotland …
1971 erschienen. “Rosamund Pilcher has a way with words which transports you into her stories and refuses to let you go until you reach the end.” (Leserin) (150 Rezensionen / 4,4 Sterne), 241 Seiten noch günstig?