‘Captivating’ Daily Telegraph
‘A passionate and powerful family saga’ Australian Women’s Weekly
‘Depicts vividly the powerful, lifelong bond between mothers and daughters’ Paullina Simons
‘Rich in detail, and the story fairly rattles along’ ChoiceFrom the Publisher:
A sweeping story of mothers and daughters, set against a grand canvas of post-revolutionary Russia, early Communist China, the south seas and contemporary Australia
Beginning in a small village on the Chinese–Russian border in the final days of World War II, this novel tells the story of a mother and daughter separated by war. In a district of the city of Harbin, a haven for White Russian families since Russia's Communist revolution, Alina Kozlova must make a heartbreaking decision if her only child, Anya, is to live.
WHITE GARDENIA sweeps across cultures and continents, from the glamorous nightclubs of Shanghai to the harshness of Cold War Soviet Russia in the 1960s, from a desolate island in the Pacific Ocean to a new life in post-war Australia. Both mother and daughter must make sacrifices, but is the price of survival too high? Most importantly of all, will they ever find each other again?
Rich in incident and historical detail, this is a compelling and beautifully written tale about yearning and forgiveness.
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Descripción HARPERCOLLINS, 2007. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110007202814