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Circling the Sun: A Novel - Paula McLain
Circling the Sun: A Novel
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Paula McLain, author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Paris Wife, takes readers into the glamorous and decadent circle of British expats living in Kenya in the 1920s. Circling the Sun tells the story of the beautiful young horse trainer, adventurer, and aviator Beryl Markham, from... show more
Paula McLain, author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller The Paris Wife, takes readers into the glamorous and decadent circle of British expats living in Kenya in the 1920s. Circling the Sun tells the story of the beautiful young horse trainer, adventurer, and aviator Beryl Markham, from her childhood in British East Africa to her relationship with hunter Denys Fin
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780345534187 (0345534182)
ASIN: 345534182
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
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4.0 Circling the Sun
I am lucky to live in a town with an amazing public library. Even more wonderful is the fact that each year our library hosts a luncheon that features a well-known, talented writer. This year, we met Paula McLain. I was already a fan. Having read one of her previous novels, The Paris Wife, I eagerly...
Thewanderingjew
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5.0 Today Beryl would have been praised and considered a thoroughly modern woman!
Circling the Sun, Paula McLain, read by Katharine McEwanThis beautifully imagined and poignantly read work of historic fiction, about Beryl Markham, born in 1902, brings this remarkable woman to life . Written with a lyrical prose, representative of the way novels used to be, with beautifully constr...
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5.0 Circling the Sun
By Paula McLain ISBN: 9780345534187 Publisher: Random House Publication Date: 7/28/2015 Format: Hardcover My Rating: 5 Stars A special thank you to Random House/Ballantine Book and NetGalley for an ARC in exchange for an honest review. Love, the cover!CIRCLING THE SUN by talented Paula McClain...
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4.0 Circling the Sun
In Circling the Sun, Paula McLain has penned another wonderful fictionalized description of a historical figure – Beryl Markham. The book chronicles her life and relationships from her childhood in Kenya to her record-setting flight across the Atlantic. The characters come to life in this book that ...
Ruined by Reading
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3.0 The Need for Speed
Circling the Sun is about pioneering female pilot Beryl Markham, but you wouldn’t know it for most of the book. Beryl’s aviation adventures act like a frame story for Beryl’s coming of age in Africa, where the story’s real focus lies. She has an unconventional childhood during which she is accepted ...
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