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Summary

From the internationally best-selling author of A Woman of Substance.

Three generations of beautiful women and their journeys from rags to riches.

Audra is an impoverished children's nanny from Leeds who sacrificed everything for her only daughter.

Christina is a talented art student who won world renown as a fashion designer - yet who has known pain and heartache.

Kyle is a rebellious young woman who chafes against her mother's success - and in whom her grandmother's spirit of duty and sacrifice is reborn.

Moving from the bleak Yorkshire Dales, through London, to the glamorous world of haute couture, this classic novel sparkles as it entertains.

©1986 Barbara Taylor Bradford (P)2017 HarperCollins Publishers

Critic reviews

Praise for Barbara Taylor Bradford: "Queen of the genre." ( The Sunday Times)
"Few novelists are as consummate as Barbara Taylor Bradford at keeping the reader turning the page. She is one of the world's best at spinning yarns." ( The Guardian)
"As romantic and thrilling as the rest." ( The Independent on Sunday)

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Amazing story. A must have.

This is a fabulous book to listen to. From the first to the last chapter. I could not stop listening. I felt as though I was living the story. I will listen many more times. Thank you.

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must listen

love this have seen the movie over the years first time listening to book and i will do so time and time again

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I found the plot quite good but it was ruined by the stilted narration.