Glorious Flight Of Perdita Tree, The

Glorious Flight Of Perdita Tree, The

Perdita Tree, the bored and beautiful wife of a Tory MP, believes that all women should have a magic door through which they can walk into a different life. So when she is kidnapped in Albania, she takes it in the spirit of one huge adventure. Adored by her kidnapper, who believes all things English are perfect, she is persuaded to rescue the Albanians from their dire history, and is vain enough to imagine that she can. The year is 1991, democracy is coming, but are the Albanians ready for it? And are they ready for Perdita?

'A captivating book – original, intelligent and very entertaining' Isabel Wolff

'Fane consistently focuses her smart, fluid prose and sophisticated thought on rendering a thoughtful, sorrowful and often highly amusing novel' The Times

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8.99
Paperback
Published: 
01 May 2005
ISBN: 
9781904559139
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Glorious Flight Of Perdita Tree, The

Perdita Tree, the bored and beautiful wife of a Tory MP, believes that all women should have a magic door through which they can walk into a different life. So when she is kidnapped in Albania, she takes it in the spirit of one huge adventure. Adored by her kidnapper, who believes all things English are perfect, she is persuaded to rescue the Albanians from their dire history, and is vain enough to imagine that she can. The year is 1991, democracy is coming, but are the Albanians ready for it? And are they ready for Perdita?

'A captivating book - original, intelligent and very entertaining' Isabel Wolff

'Fane consistently focuses her smart, fluid prose and sophisticated thought on rendering a thoughtful, sorrowful and often highly amusing novel' The Times

Price £: 
6.99
eBook
Published: 
25 Jul 2013
ISBN: 
9781909807372
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About the author

  • Olivia Fane

    Olivia Fane has endured one divorce, married two husbands, been awarded three M.A.s in Classics, Social Work and Theology, written four novels and given birth to five sons. She lives in Sussex. Fane’s combination of intellectual ideas and clear, involving prose won her a Betty Trask Award for Landing on Clouds, and drew comparisons with Iris Murdoch.

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