Thorndike Press

Iris and Ruby

  • Rosie Thomas
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  • ISBN-10: 1410493008
  • ISBN-13: 9781410493002
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.45 lbs ( .66 kgs)
  • 650 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released October 2016

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The unexpected arrival of her willful teenage granddaughter, fleeing a fraught relationship with her mother in England, brings life and disorder to 82-year-old Iris Black’s house in Cairo. An unlikely bond develops as Ruby helps Iris record her fading memories of the glittering, cosmopolitan Cairo of World War II, and of the long-ago love that shaped her life.


Customer Reviews

“Filled with intriguing characters and evocative settings, Thomas’s lovely tale will have wide appeal.”

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