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Return to Mandalay Novel set in BurmaA book of well over 500 pages that passes like a dream Myanmar, formerly Burma, is gorgeously evoked, and in such colourful terms that it had me wanting to drop everything and book myself on the next plane I too wanted to walk across the U Bein Bridge, the longest teak bridge in the world, savour the smells of hot Sandalwood, visit the places described and enjoy the refractive light on the Mogok and pigeon blood rubies that are all part of the story.But this is a country that has had a very difficult history and is only just emerging and Eva, the main character, has to weave her way through the intricacies that are modern day Myanmar Eva is asked by her employers in Bristol to head out to Myanmar and supervise the export of chosen antique artefacts At her Grandfather s request, she packs into her bags a beautiful, single chinthe, given to him during his time in the Far East leading up to WW2, when the country was Burma He asks her to match it up with its other half they invariably come in pairs and serve as guardians outside pagodas It is her quest to do so that forms the main storyline, and she thereby discovers so much of her Grandfather s history and life Add romance and intrigue, international skulduggery and food, flavours and feel of the country, all combined with a gripping read a book that makes for a wonderful combination that will truly allow you to wallow in a beautiful part of the world.We also have an author Q A with Rosanna Ley Uma escrita que nos transporta at Birm nia e nos faz desejar visita lo As rela es entre pais e filhos e os primeiros as n o esquecidos Maravilhoso. Eva Gatsby Has Often Wondered About Her Grandfather Lawrence S Past, And Exactly What Happened To Him In Burma During The Second World War But It Is Only When Eva S Job As An Antiques Dealer Suddenly Requires A Trip To Mandalay That Lawrence Finally Breaks His Silence And Asks Her To Return A Mysterious Artifact Of His Own A Chinthe To Its Rightful Owner As Eva Arrives In Burma Her Mission Soon Proves Dangerously Complicated, And The Treasure She Is Guarding Becomes The Centre Of A Scandal That Will Have Far Reaching Consequences Caught Between Loyalty And Integrity, Eva Is Determined To Find The Truth About Her Grandfather S Past, Of Her Own Family Origins, And Of The Red Eyed Chinthe Itself Enigmatic Symbol Of The Riches Of Mandalay Uma estreia em grande com esta autora.Adoro livros que me prendam desde a primeira pagina, seja pelo enredo ou pela forma de escrever Neste caso, foi mesmo a forma como o livro est escrito desde o inicio.Claro que depois a est ria me envolveu de uma forma incr vel Os personagens cativam nos desde o primeiro momento e n o h como sentir carinho pelos 2 principais, Lawrence e Maya Um livro que me vai deixar marca e que me deixou cheia de vontade de visitar e conhecer a Birm nia. Spectacular work of Rosanna Zawgyi Unicode I ll be honest, not really my cup of tea Very sweet and a bit twee a straight ahead romantic story, well written, I suppose, but superficial I couldn t work out why I wasn t enjoying it until I read some guff in the back about Ley s other books having the gentleness and authenticity of Rosamund Pilcher That gentleness and elegance is what I don t like, I think It s all a bit Notting Hill a weird, white washed version of the world which doesn t look like any place I ve ever lived in Escapism, I guess. As personagens principais s o interessantes, mas de todas as hist rias cruzadas, sem d vida alguma que a melhor era a do av de Eva e da amante uma hist ria sobre amor, perda e reden o que acaba por colocar o romance de Eva totalmente a um canto uma hist ria com descri es lind ssimas e de toda a narrativa essas foram as principais passagens que me ficaram em mente Um bom livro para quem gosta de viajar, literalmente, pelas p ginas que tem sua frente.Opini o completa em 3,5 uma leitura agrad vel que nos faz viajar a um pa s distante, que nos apresentado de forma id lica Gostei do livro e recomendo o O nico sen o a previsibilidade do seu final. Cheio de hist ria, de paisagens deslumbrantes maravilhosamente descritas, alguns segredos por revelar, cultura e roupa t pica daquela regi o t o bem descrita pela autora , s faz ter vontade de pegar no livro novamente e reservar o pr ximo voo para este pa s que parece t o fascinante Tivesse eu mais euros na carteira Recomendo.Opini o completa em 9,5 de 10 Imagino um dia de Inverno chuvoso e frio Imagino uma manta bem quentinha e um ch delicioso esta a sensa o de conforto que este livro me ofereceu Aconchego e tranquilidade um livro para ler devagar, para saborear e aproveitar a escrita de Rosanna Ley.A ac o passa se, essencialmente, na Birm nia actualmente Myanmar e hist rias passadas no Oriente trazem sempre uma magia e aura de que este livro n o excep o.Coment rio completo em

About the Author: Rosanna Ley

Rosanna Ley has worked as a creative writing tutor for over 15 years Affiliated to several colleges and universities in England, she also runs her own writing courses in the UK and abroad She has worked with community groups in therapeutic settings and completed an MA in creative writing for personal development in order to support this Her writing holidays and retreats take place in stunning l

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