The Tea Planter's Wife: A Novel

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Crown/Archetype, Sep 13, 2016 - Fiction - 448 pages
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#1 International bestselling novel set in 1920s Ceylon, about a young Englishwoman who marries a charming tea plantation owner and widower, only to discover he's keeping terrible secrets about his past, including what happened to his first wife, that lead to devastating consequences.

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User Review  - Olivermagnus - LibraryThing

The Tea Planter’s Wife is the story of Gwen Hooper, a young English woman who marries the owner of a tea plantation in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). She is incredibly naive and her new life is not what she ... Read full review

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User Review  - JoyAnne - LibraryThing

What a beautifully written book, the author told the story well and though it's a love story it isn't's graceful and alluring. The description of the area, the tea plantation, and the characters make it interesting and likeable, the plot fantastic. Very well done. Read full review


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About the author (2016)

Dinah Jefferies was born in Malaysia and moved to England at the age of nine. The Tea Planter's Wife is her US debut.

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