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The Photographer's Wife (Paperback)

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From the bestselling author of A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar, an incredible story of colonialism, war, and the power of art in the face of trauma.

It is 1937. Prue, an artist living a reclusive life by the sea, is visited by William Harrington, a British pilot she knew as a child in Jerusalem. Prue remembers an attraction between Harrington and Eleanora, the wife of a famous Jerusalem photographer, and the troubles that arose when Harrington learned Eleanora's husband was part of an underground group intent on removing the British.

During his visit, Harrington reveals the truth behind what happened all those years ago, a truth that unravels Prue's world. Now she must follow the threads that lead her back to secrets long-ago buried in Jerusalem.

The Photographer's Wife is a powerful story of betrayal: between father and daughter, between husband and wife, and between nations and people, set in the complex period between the two world wars.

About the Author


Suzanne Joinson is an award-winning writer of fiction and nonfiction whose work has appeared in, among other places, the New York Times, Vogue UK, Aeon, Lonely Planet collections of travel writing, and the Independent on Sunday. Her first novel, A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar, was translated into sixteen languages and was a national bestseller. She lives in Sussex, England. suzannejoinson.com / @suzyjoinson


Product Details
ISBN: 9781620408315
ISBN-10: 1620408317
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication Date: February 7th, 2017
Pages: 352
Language: English