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The Hacienda
Lisa St.Aubin De Teran

Classification : Biography & Memoir
Pub Date : Apr 02, 1998
Imprint : Virago Press Ltd
Page Extent : 352
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9781860494598
Price : 799

About the book
Married at sixteen to a man twenty years her senior who spoke no English, she was taken to his ancestral home and estate where she found herself living in the most primitive of conditions, isolated and alone. St. Aubin de Teran ended up virtually running the plantation that belonged to her increasingly demented husband but enjoyed learning the mores and magic of a place that had remained practically unchanged for more than a century. Written in mesmerising prose, this is the extraordinary story of a young woman surviving by her wits and fantasies.

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Lisa St.Aubin De Teran
Lisa St Aubin de Terán was born in south London in 1953. She is a prize-winning author and has published six previous novels; her first, KEEPERS OF THE HOUSE, won the Somerset Maugham Award in 1982....(+)
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