Winter Solstice

Winter Solstice

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In Winter Solstice, Rosamunde Pilcher brings her readers into the lives of five very different people....Elfrida Phipps, once of London's stage, moved to the English village of Dibton in hopes of making a new life for herself. Gradually she settled into the comfortable familiarity of village life -- shopkeepers knowing her tastes, neighbors calling her by name -- still she finds herself lonely. Oscar Blundell gave up his life as a musician in order to marry Gloria. They have a beautiful daughter, Francesca, and it is only because of their little girl that Oscar views his sacrificed career as worthwhile.
Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books / St. Martin's Griffin, [2015]
Copyright Date: 2000
ISBN: 9781250077462
125007746X
9780312978389
0312978383
Branch Call Number: FICTION PILCHER
Characteristics: 520 pages ; 22 cm

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matcat44
Apr 18, 2018

Read for the second time. Just a thoroughly entertaining story told well.

qski Apr 17, 2016

If you feel it's a slow start , keep reading...it gets better.

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hagrid46
Sep 14, 2015

What a delightful read. Ms Pilcher has the ability to celebrate the lives of ordinary people who, of course, are quite extraordinary. Delightful, cross-generational set of characters. Most of whom, I would love to have as friends.

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barb8571
Dec 31, 2011

This is a fabulous book! Very cozy and homey read about lives in snowy Scotland. Loved it. Hated to finish it.

mayfairlady Dec 23, 2010

heart warming story of Christmas in Scotland

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SqueeGirl Oct 14, 2009

Former actress Elfrida leaves London for a life in the country and is befriended by Oscar and Gloria Blundell and their 12-year-old daughter, Francesca.

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