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Cover of: Island of the swans | Ciji Ware

"Perched uncomfortably on a low stool in the drafty sitting room, the young girl stared miserably at the wrinkled scrap of embroidery lying forlornly on her lap."

About the Book

Re-issued in its original full length, this acclaimed and bestselling romantic historical novel by award-winning author Ciji Ware tells the true story of passionate and flamboyant Jane Maxwell, the 4th Duchess of Gordon (1749-1812). In love since childhood with Thomas Fraser, when she hears that he's been killed in America, she marries the Duke of Gordon with disastrous results. But Fraser, very much alive, returns to England to claim her love.In addition to telling a heart-wrenching love story, Island of the Swans also paints a fascinating portrait of a powerfuland controversial woman and the tumultuous era inwhich she lived. Patroness of poet Robert Burns, advisorto King George, painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds, JaneMaxwell was a towering figure in her own time and is anunforgettable heroine.

Classifications

Library of Congress PS3573.A7435 I85 1998
Dewey 813/.54

3 editions First published in 1989

Edition Read Locate Buy
Cover of: Island of the Swans
Island of the Swans
2010, Sourcebooks, Inc.
eBook in English
Cover of: Island of the swans
Island of the swans
1998, Wheeler Pub.
in English - Softcover large print ed.
Cover of: Island of the Swans
Island of the Swans
February 1, 1989, Fanfare, Bantam Books
Mass Market Paperback in English

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