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I Shall Seek Out All Pilcher's Novels! The Shell Seekers

Advantages: A lovely thick book that you can really get your teeth into. Superb author.
Disadvantages: None

A wonderful compelling novel-The Shellseekers' by Rosamunde Pilcher Rosamunde Pilcher has written many novels and short stories. Some of her books have been made, very successfully, into television films and plays. In my opinion, they transla ...

AnneLorraine1 11.02.2011 · Read full review
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Peerless Pilcher

Advantages: Delightful characters, very well-written, eminently re-readable
Disadvantages: None for me personally

The prologue to 'The Shell Seekers' introduces us to Penelope, a woman in her sixties who is returning home in a taxi after discharging herself from hospital. The first time I read it, I had an immediate image of a strong independent lady, and it was a l ...

Kukana 05.03.2004 · Read full review
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The perfect holiday read and a wonderful escape

Advantages: Readable, compelling,
Disadvantages: None because it's perfect within its genre

...I first read this book 20-odd years ago. It's still in print, it's been made into a TV film. And it still retains the immediacy and readability which made it deservedly a best-seller. Since Rosamunde Pilcher, now in her eighties, achieved fame in 198 ...

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Beautifully written, heart warming romantic

Advantages: Indepth, heart warming, sensitive, romantic, endearing
Disadvantages: A tad old fashioned, slightly stereotypical characters

Rosamunde Pilcher's phenomenally successful novel, The Shell Seekers captures the hearts and minds of all who read it. Despite having a long and distinguished career as a novelist and a short story writer it was this book that won Rosamunde Pilcher her wo ...

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The Third Wife

Advantages: Great story that really held my attention
Disadvantages: Chick lit ending

...years since I last head a Lisa Jewell book, but I had enjoyed some of her novels in the past.  When I had the opportunity to read this book for free through NetGalley, I jumped at the chance. The Book At the start of the book, ...

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