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Exhibit Alexandra written by Natasha Bell performed by Katherine McEwan on Audio CD (Unabridged)

Exhibit Alexandra written by Natasha Bell performed by Katherine McEwan on Audio CD (Unabridged)£19.99

Before she disappeared, Alexandra Southwood lived an average, happy life: devoted to the care and upkeep of her husband, Marc, and their two beautiful daughters. But now, held in a room against her will, Alexandra is forced to imagine how her family is coping in the wake of her disappearance. She finds solace in memories of their past, recalling...

Circling the Sun written by Paula McLain performed by Katherine McEwan on Audio CD (Unabridged)

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Circling the Sun written by Paula McLain performed by Katherine McEwan on Audio CD (Unabridged)
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ISBN:  9780307989901
Genre - Main:  Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Modern
Duration:  750 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  Paula McLain
Narrator 1:  Katherine McEwan
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As a young girl, Beryl Markham was brought to Kenya from Britain by parents dreaming of a new life. For her mother the dream quickly turned sour, and she returned home; Beryl was brought up by her father, who switched between indulgence and heavy-handed authority, allowing her first to run wild on their farm then incarcerating her in the classroom. The scourge of governesses and a...

serial absconder from boarding school, by the age of 16 Beryl had been catapulted into a disastrous marriage - but it was in facing up to this reality that she took charge of her own destiny.

Scandalizing high society with her errant behaviour, she left her husband and became the first woman ever to hold a professional racehorse trainer's licence.

After falling in with the notoriously hedonistic and gin-soaked Happy Valley set, Beryl soon became embroiled in a complex love triangle with the writer Karen Blixen and big-game hunter Denys Finch Hatton (immortalized in Blixen's memoir Out of Africa).

It was this unhappy affair which set tragedy in motion while awakening Beryl to her truest self and to her fate: to fly.

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