❂ [EPUB] ✺ The Jade Lily By Kirsty Manning ➛ – Bluevapours.co.uk In 2016 fleeing London with a broken heart Alexandra returns to Australia to be with her grandparents Romy and Wilhelm when her grandfather is dying With only weeks left together her grandparents begi In fleeing London with a broken heart Alexandra returns to Australia to be with her grandparents Romy and Wilhelm when her grandfather is dying With only weeks left together her grandparents begin to reveal the family mysteries they have kept secret for than half a century In two young girls meet in Shanghai the 'Paris of the East' beautiful local Li and Viennese refugee Romy form a fierce friendship But the deepening shadows of World War Two fall over the women as Li and Romy slip between the city's glamorous French Concession The Jade PDF/EPUB or and the desperate Shanghai Ghetto Eventually they are forced separate ways as Romy doubts Li's loyaltiesAfter Wilhelm dies Alexandra flies to Shanghai determined to trace her grandparents' past As she peels back the layers of their hidden lives she begins to uestion everything she knows about her family and herself A compelling and gorgeously told tale of female friendship the price of love and the power of hardship and courage to shape us all.
Kirsty Manning grew up in northern New South Wales She has degrees in literature and communications and worked as an editor and publishing manager in book publishing for over a decade A country girl with wanderlust her travels and studies have taken her through most of Europe the east and west coasts of the United States and pockets of Asia Kirsty’s journalism specialising in lifestyle and tr.
- 480 pages
- The Jade Lily
- Kirsty Manning
- 02 July 2016 Kirsty Manning