The Hunter's Wife,

The Hunter's Wife,

by Katherine Scholes

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 23/11/2009

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Mara, a young Australian, marries a big-game hunter who lives on the spectacular grasslands of East Africa. Three years later, their safari lodge is in trouble - and so, too, is their marriage. When a Hollywood movie crew descends to film on location, Mara knows this could be the lodge's salvation. She thrives on her sudden responsibility and independence, but she also finds herself dangerously attracted to the film's leading man. From an internationally bestselling author comes this poignant love story set against the breathtaking backdrop of Tanzania. The Hunter's Wife is a powerful and moving story of a young woman's heartfelt struggle to reconcile duty and desire. 'Captures the very essence of East Africa... one of Australia's most respected women's fiction authors.' COURIER-MAIL 'Beautifully written and a crowd-pleaser.' HERALD SUN 'A moving tale of love, duty and desire.' WEEKEND GOLD COAST BULLETIN This book has just about everything . . . A deeply moving love story . . . In a word, unputdownable. WEEKLY TIMES
ISBN:
9780143202431
Category:
Contemporary fiction
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
23-11-2009
Publisher:
PENGUIN BOOKS AUSTRALIA
Country of origin:
Australia
Pages:
384
Dimensions (mm):
195x128x29mm
Weight:
0.31kg
Katherine Scholes

Katherine Scholes is the author of international bestsellers including The Rain Queen, Make Me An Idol, The Stone Angel, The Hunter’s Wife, The Lioness and The Perfect Wife. She is particularly popular in Europe where she has sold over two million books.

Her novel The Blue Chameleon won a New South Wales State Literary Award and The Stone Angel was longlisted in the International Dublin Literary Awards. Her work has been translated into over a dozen languages, and includes children’s titles as well as novels for adults. She has also worked as a documentary filmmaker.

Katherine was born in Tanzania, the daughter of a missionary doctor and an artist. She has fond memories of going on safaris to remote areas where her father operated a clinic from his Land Rover. When she was ten the family left Tanzania, going first to England, then migrating to Australia. She now lives in Tasmania but makes regular trips back to Africa where many of her books are set.

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