Thorndike Press

The Tea Planter's Wife

  • Dinah Jefferies
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  • ISBN-10: 1410497410
  • ISBN-13: 9781410497413
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.60 lbs ( .73 kgs)
  • 684 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released February 2017



A #1 International Bestseller
A LibraryReads Pick

Set in 1920s rich and exotic Ceylon, this atmospheric page-turner is about a young Englishwoman who marries a charming tea plantation owner and widower, only to discover he’s keeping terrible secrets about his past — including what happened to his first wife — that lead to devastating consequences.

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Customer Reviews

Vivid, evocative . . . a superbly written novel that readers of historical fiction as well as women’s fiction will treasure.

— Booklist (starred)

. . . [A]n engrossing tale of mystery, manners, and prejudice set against the backdrop of Ceylon (current-day Sri Lanka) . . . Jeffries shows that she can weave a suspenseful tale in which characters’ complex motivations converge in surprising ways.

— Publishers Weekly