The Resource Songs of love and war, Santa Montefiore

Songs of love and war, Santa Montefiore

Label
Songs of love and war
Title
Songs of love and war
Statement of responsibility
Santa Montefiore
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Their lives were mapped out ahead of them. But love and war will change everything... West Cork, Ireland, 1900. The year marks the start of a new century, and the birth of three very different women: Kitty Deverill, the flame-haired Anglo-Irish daughter of the castle, Bridie Doyle, the daughter of the Irish cook and Celia Deverill, Kitty's flamboyant English cousin. Together they grow up in the dreamy grounds of the family's grand estate, Castle Deverill. Yet their peaceful way of life is threatened when Ireland's struggle for independence reaches their isolated part of the country. A bastion of British supremacy, the castle itself is in danger of destruction as the war closes in around it, and Kitty, in love with the rebel Jack O'Leary and enflamed by her own sense of patriotism, is torn between loyalty to her Anglo-Irish family and her deep love of Ireland and Jack. Wrenched apart by betrayal, their world turned to ash, the girls' friendship seems all but lost as they are swept to different parts of the globe. Yet, they have one thing in common: a fierce and unwavering longing for Castle Deverill and all the memories contained within it
Related
Member of
Summary
A first installment in a trilogy follows the experiences of Kitty, who enjoys a life of privilege on Ireland's wild countryside at the side of an increasingly resentful best friend and the vet's son she loves, until the Irish revolt threatens her beloved home
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10523657
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Montefiore, Santa
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Deverill chronicles
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Women
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Ireland
Target audience
adult
Label
Songs of love and war, Santa Montefiore
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Also published as The girl in the castle
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
504 pages
Isbn
9781471135866
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781471135859
Label
Songs of love and war, Santa Montefiore
Publication
Note
Also published as The girl in the castle
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
504 pages
Isbn
9781471135866
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781471135859

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