The Salamanca Drum

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Fawcett Crest, 1981 - Fiction - 288 pages
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User Review  - charitysuzanne - LibraryThing

Half the characters died and a disproportionate number were insane. I'm sure there was some deep meaning to it all, but it's not exactly a fun read. It was worth the 79 cents I paid for it, and now it's going back to the thrift store from whence it came. Read full review


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Dorothy Eden was born in Canterbury Plains, New Zealand on April 3, 1912. She worked as a legal secretary before moving to London, England in 1954 to become a full-time writer. She is best known for her writings in the historical, suspense, and Gothic genres. Her first novel, The Singing Shadows, was published in 1940. During her lifetime, she wrote more than 40 novels including Let Us Prey, The Vines of Yarrabee, Melbury Square, The Shadow Wife, An Afternoon Walk, The Salamanca Drum, and An Important Family. She also contributed to several magazines including Redbook and Good Housekeeping. She died of cancer on March 4, 1982 at the age of 69.

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