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  • Published: 28 February 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446450499
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 192

The Colonel's Daughter



A masterful collection from the Orange Prize-winning Rose Tremain - these are stories of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives and of love and lies.

At the moment that Colonel Browne is standing in the shallow end of the swimming pool of the Hotel Alphenrose, preparing for his late afternoon dip, his daughter Charlotte, carrying a suitcase, is getting out of her car back in England, preparing to rob the ancestral home. It is not just another day: it is the culmination of hundreds of days, hundreds of disappointments and misunderstandings, and thousands of very small lies...

  • Published: 28 February 2011
  • ISBN: 9781446450499
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 192

About the author

Rose Tremain

Rose Tremain’s novels and short stories have been published in thirty countries and have won many awards, including the Orange Prize (The Road Home), the Dylan Thomas Award (The Colonel's Daughter and Other Stories), the Whitbread Novel of the Year (Music & Silence) and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize (Sacred Country). Her most recent novel, The Gustav Sonata, was a Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller. It won the National Jewish Book Award in the US, the South Bank Sky Arts Award in the UK and was shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award. Rose Tremain was made a CBE in 2007 and a Dame in 2020. She lives in Norfolk and London with the biographer, Richard Holmes.

www.rosetremain.co.uk

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Praise for The Colonel's Daughter

Rose Tremain goes from strength to strength... A riveting and satisfying read

New Statesman

A true writer of fiction... A writer whose every book has been a pleasure

Scotsman

Demonstrates a wry talent and considerable fertility of imagination

Guardian

The dialogue and off-beat humour are spot on

Daily Telegraph

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