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The forgotten letters of Esther Durrant / Kayte Nunn.

The forgotten letters of Esther Durrant / Kayte Nunn.
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ISBN 9780733639401 (paperback)
Name Nunn, Kayte author.
Title The forgotten letters of Esther Durrant / Kayte Nunn.
Published Sydney, NSW : Hachette Australia, 2019.
©2019
Description 375 pages ; 24 cm
Summary 1951. Esther Durrant, a young mother, is committed to an isolated mental asylum by her husband. Run by a pioneering psychiatrist, the hospital is at first Esther's prison but soon becomes her refuge. 2018. Free-spirited marine scientist Rachel Parker embarks on a research posting in the Isles of Scilly, off the Cornish coast. When a violent storm forces her to take shelter on a far-flung island, she discovers a collection of hidden love letters. Captivated by their passion and tenderness, Rachel determines to track down the intended recipient. Meanwhile, in London, Eve is helping her grandmother, a renowned mountaineer, write her memoirs. When she is contacted by Rachel, it sets in motion a chain of events that threatens to reveal secrets kept buried for more than sixty years.
Subjects Women -- Institutional care -- Fiction
Women marine scientists -- Australia -- Fiction
Psychiatric hospital patients -- England -- Fiction
Islands -- England -- Fiction
Love-letters -- Fiction
Secrecy -- Fiction
Nineteen fifties -- Fiction
Grandmothers -- Fiction
Reminiscing in old age -- Fiction
Isles of Scilly (England) -- Fiction
Genre Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Australian fiction
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