ABOUT THE AUTHOR FROM THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF - The Tea Planter’s Wife, The Sapphire Widow, Daughters of War, and six others. WHAT OTHER AUTHORS SAY 'A warm and engrossing tale of passion and courage. I loved it' - Rachel Hore, author of A Beautiful Spy 'Love, grief, abandonment, betrayal and secrets … I adored it' - Liz Nugent, author of Our Little Cruelties 'A rich tapestry of courage, passion and family secrets beneath the dark shadows of war' - Hazel Gaynor, author of The Bird in the Bamboo Cage 'A glorious page-turner … a novel to disappear into' - Gill Paul, author of The Secret Wife 'My ideal read; mystery, love, heart-break and joy - I couldn’t put it down' - Santa Montefiore, author of The Beekeeper’s Daughter 'A terrific and atmospheric read, full of riveting detail, and very emotional too. I am sure it will be a big success' - Elizabeth Buchan, author of I Can’t Begin to Tell You 'Dark secrets lie at every turn, hidden beneath layers of 1920s racism and the fearfulness of a crumbling colonial power, making for a thoroughly gripping tale. But what I loved most of all, underpinning the whole narrative, is the moving way in which Dinah writes about the loss of children and the redemptive power of love' - Liz Trenow, author of The Poppy Factory ‘Beautifully written and heart rending… a magical setting with a real sense of period' - Katie Fforde, author of A Vintage Wedding ‘The Tea Planter’s Wife is a wonderful book on so many levels, intensely moving and beautifully observed. I was enthralled from start to finish… A deeply touching and unforgettable read that swept me away. I loved it.' - Kate Furnivall – author of The Liberation 'I LOVED it! Dinah Jefferies writes beautifully' - Lucinda Riley, bestselling author of The Light Behind the Window 'The Separation is as intimate as a kiss and as sharp as the blade of a knife' - David Gillham, author of NYT bestseller City of Women 'The tears are still streaming down my face ... I have three words to describe the book: Captivating, Powerful and Passionate - 'Deborah Rodriguez, bestselling author of The Little Coffee Shop of Kabul 'I read The Separation in three big gulps because I simply didn't want to put it down. It's vivid, atmospheric and very exciting - you can smell the tropics, feel the drenching heat, hear the birds and the bullfrogs - and the story is so well told' - Isabel Wolff, author of Ghostwritten ABOUT THE AUTHOR Dinah was born in Malaysia and moved to England at the age of nine. As a teenager she missed the heat of Malaysia, which left her with a kind of restlessness that led to quite an unusual life. She studied Fashion Design and went to live in Tuscany where she worked as an au-pair for an Italian countess. There was even a time when Dinah lived with a rock band in a ‘hippie’ commune in Suffolk. Although Dinah and her husband spent five wonderful years living in a small 16th Century village in Northern Andalusia, she's happy to say they now live close to her family in Gloucestershire along with two crazy Maine Coon cats.Read more Read less
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