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The rose of Sebastopol 3 editions

Cover of: The rose of Sebastopol | Katharine McMahon
About the Book

The #1 UK bestseller comes to America- a sweeping historical novel about love, war, betrayal, and discovery.In 1854, beautiful, adventurous Rosa Barr travels to the Crimean battlefield with Florence Nightingale's nursing corps. A headstrong idealist, longing to break out of the rigid confines of life as a young lady, Rosa is determined to make a difference in the world.For Mariella Lingwood, Rosa's cousin, the war is contained within the pages of her scrapbook, in her London sewing circle, and in the letters she receives from her fiance, Henry-a celebrated surgeon who has also volunteered to work within the shadow of the guns. When Henry falls ill and is sent to recuperate in Italy, Mariella impulsively decides she must go to him. But upon her arrival at his lodgings, she makes a heartbreaking discovery: Rosa has disappeared without a trace. Following the trail of her elusive cousin, Mariella's epic journey takes her from the domestic restraint of Victorian London to the ravaged landscape of the Crimea and the tragic city of Sebastopol, where she encounters Rosa's dashing stepbrother, a reckless cavalry officer whose complex past -and future-is inextricably bound up with her own. As Mariella's quest leads her deeper into the dark heart of the conflict, her ordered world begins to crumble and she finds she has much to learn about secrecy, faithfulness, and love.


Library of Congress PR6063.C5755 R67 2009
Dewey 823/.914

3 editions First published in 2009

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Cover of: The Rose of Sebastopol
2009, Penguin Group USA, Inc.
The Rose of Sebastopol
Electronic resource in English
Cover of: The rose of Sebastopol
2009, G. P. Putnam's Sons
The rose of Sebastopol
in English - 1st American ed.
Cover of: The rose of Sebastopol
2009, G. P. Putnam's Sons
The rose of Sebastopol
in English - 1st American ed.


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