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A Woman of Substance Audiobook

A Woman of Substance: Emma Harte, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

The gripping multimillion-copy best seller charting the rags to riches story of Emma Harte.

In 1905 a young kitchen maid leaves Fairley Hall. Emma Harte is 16, single and pregnant.

By 1968 she is one of the richest women in the world, ruler of a business empire stretching from Yorkshire to the glittering cities of America and the rugged vastness of Australia. But what is the price she has paid?

A Woman of Substance is as impossible to pause as it is to forget. This multimillion-copy best seller is truly a novel of our times.

©1979 Barbara Taylor Bradford (P)2017 HarperCollins Publishers

What the Critics Say

"Queen of the genre." (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." (Guardian)
"As romantic and thrilling as the rest." (Independent on Sunday)
"Another great yarn from the ultimate storyteller." (The Sun)
"An extravagant, absorbing novel of love, courage, ambition, war, death and passion." (New York Times)

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    Deiana 27/08/2017
    Deiana 27/08/2017
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    Loved it!!!! Did not want it to end. Grit, determination and hard work shows what can be gained in life

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    jan green 21/07/2017
    jan green 21/07/2017
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    So boring!!!!!!!
    Read this book years ago but this was simply boring, but if you need something to help you with insomnia is recommended lol

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    Kindle Customer 17/07/2017
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    "Brilliant story really well read"

    I've always loved this story. I was very impressed with the narration which really brought the charts to life.

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