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The tenth gift

Jane Johnson

The tenth gift

a novel

by Jane Johnson

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by Three Rivers Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Single women -- Fiction,
  • Women tailors -- Fiction,
  • England -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCrossed bones
    StatementJane Johnson.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3610.O3545 C76 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination392 p. ;
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23692791M
    ISBN 109780307405234
    LC Control Number2009464574

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With handsome pirates, beautiful slave girls, exotic mysteries and Moroccan markets, The Tenth Gift is an enthralling adventure of the high seas, based on the real-life raids on the Cornish coast by 17th century Barbary corsairs.

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Julia, a London yuppie and textile craftswoman, is dumped by her longtime lover, antiquarian book dealer Michael, husband of Julia’s best friend, Anna. As a consolation prize Michael hands Julia an antique leather-bound Needle-Woman’s Glorie, a handbook of embroidery patterns, defaced by the marginal jottings of a flame-tressed woman named.

May 07,  · The quaint phrases, like a dog scratching at a door, twitching his reins. So good at making thoughts spring of the page with such a wide vocabulary and grasp of language all round. The Tenth Gift - is books, what a special verse/song quoted towards the end. The stories from the Qur'an, parables as from our bible, /5(48).

The Tenth Gift explores love, forgiveness, work, captivity in its various forms and the meaning of life. Characters strive to build their faith whether they understand everything that happens to them or not. A based-on-true-life plot makes for a riveting tale, all the way to the improbable if.

The Tenth Gift. Written by Jane Johnson Review by Rebecca Roberts. In present-day London, Julia Lovat receives a goodbye gift from her lover: a book of 17th century embroidery patterns which belonged to a woman named Catherine Ann Tregenna.

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Jan 14,  · The Tenth Gift, an intriguing book, consists of two stories masterfully intertwined. One is set in the 17 th Century, and the other is set in the present. At the end of an adulterous affair with her best friend’s husband, the husband gives Julia “The Needle Woman’s Glorie.”.

Jane Johnson – better known as the genre writer Jude Fisher – takes a break from warriorprincesses and wizards to explore a fantastical story plucked from the pages of real life.

Ina. Although The Tenth Gift made for lively discussion at a recent book talk, I found Jane Johnson's novel to be undeveloped in plot and unrealistic in characterization. In two settings years apart, the author connects two heroines through a journal and embroidery/5(). The author of The Salt Road and The Tenth Gift Jane Johnson returns with a captivating historical novel set in Morocco, The Sultan's Wife.

The year is Behind the magnificent walls and towering arches of the Palace of Meknes, captive chieftain's son and now a lowly scribe, Nus Nus is framed for murder. Jun 21,  · The Tenth Gift. Julia Lovat travels to Morocco to find out the fate of a woman who once owned a book Julia receives as a gift.

May 13,  · I really enjoyed my reading of The Tenth Gift by Jane Johnson. The story swings back and forth between two women, Julia in modern times and Catherine from the year Both stories were interesting and although neither would have fully sustained a book on their own, this blend worked.

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gift in parting: an antique book of embroidery patterns. Julia finds original diary entries from the early s written in the margins of the book in tiny, nearly indecipherable print.

As Julia transcribes these entries, she becomes engrossed in the life of the book’s original owner and diarist year-old. Jul 16,  · Jayne A Review Category / A- Reviews / Book Reviews / Ebooks Contemporary / England / Historical Romances / Morocco 9 Comments.

Dear Ms Johnson, Since I love historical fiction, I checked out “The Tenth Gift” when I saw it listed at Fictionwise.

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An enthralling story of secrets and discovering love where you least expect it, in The Tenth Gift the art of embroidery uncannily links two fascinating women of different eras and their equally passionate love stories In an expensive London restaurant, Julia Lovat receives a gift.

Clutching the small book on embroidery that was his parting gift, Julia retreats to Cornwall. Her cousin, Alison, has just become a widow.

Hoping to comfort Alison, Julia struggles with her own desperation, the guilt of years of deception and an uncertain future, turning to the designs in the book for escape.

May 13,  · The Tenth Gift A Novel (Book): Johnson, Jane: In an expensive London restaurant Julia Lovat receives a gift that will change her life.

It appears to be a book of exquisite 17th-century embroidery patterns but on closer examination Julia finds it also contains faint diary entries. In these, Cat Tregenna, an embroideress, tells how she and others were stolen out of a Cornish church in by. Jane Johnson’s The Tenth Gift is an wonderfully escapist page-turner set in seventeenth century Cornwall and Morocco,based on spine-tinglingly shocking historical fact, with a romantic hidden love story at its heart.

His parting gift to her was a new beginning Julia Lovat walks away from her seven-year affair with Michael with a broken heart and a book of secrets.

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“The Berbers have a saying: that God gave the world ten gifts, and that the tenth of those gifts is books ” ― Jane Johnson, The Tenth Gift. Visit the Books section of the site for more information on, extracts from and reviews of all my historical novels.

My new novel, Court of Lions is out now, published by Doubleday in Canada (May ) and Head of Zeus in the UK (July ). My previous Moroccan novels are The Tenth Gift (originally published in hardback as Crossed Bones).The Tenth Gift.

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At first glance it is a book of exquisite seventeenth-century embroidery patterns belonging to a woman named Catherine Ann Tregenna.

Yet.