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The Tapestry of Love

  • Author
    • Rosy Thornton
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A warm and uplifting story of how a woman falls in love with a place and its people: a landscape, a community and a fragile way of life.

A rural idyll: that's what Catherine is seeking when she sells her house in England and moves to a tiny hamlet in the Cévennes mountains. With her divorce in the past and her children grown, she is free to make a new start, and her dream is to set up in business as a seamstress. But this is a harsh and lonely place when you're no longer just here on holiday. There is French bureaucracy to contend with, not to mention the mountain weather, and the reserve of her neighbours, including the intriguing Patrick Castagnol. And that's before the arrival of Catherine's sister, Bryony...
  • Published: Oct 14 2010
  • Pages: 416
  • 196 x 131mm
  • ISBN: 9780755345571
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Press Reviews

  • She
    Praise for Rosy Thornton's previous novels: 'A refreshing twist on the romantic novel
  • Daily Telegraph
    Something of an achievement
  • Woman's Weekly
    A love story with a difference
  • Guardian
    She is skilled at drawing out the poignancy of ordinary life
  • Adele Geras
    A sparkling, intelligent story - I loved it
  • Glasgow Evening Times
    Thornton's debut is charming and funny
  • Emma Darwin
    A warm, witty and sharp-eyed look at what happens to real people
  • Belfast Sunday Life
    A charming well-written book, full of sweet anecdotes and humorous stories