The Shell Seekers

The Shell Seekers

Book - 1989
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#1 New York Times Bestseller "The Shell Seekersis a deeply satisfying story, written with love and confidence." --Maeve Binchy,The New York Times Book Review The Shell Seekers, the classic novel by acclaimed writer Rosamunde Pilcher, is now available in hardcover once more. This epic romance has sold over 3.5 million copies to date; her other bestsellers includeWinter Solstice, Wild Mountain Thyme,andComing Home. Set in London and Cornwall from World War II to present,The Shell Seekerstells the story of the Keeling family, and of the passions and heartbreak that have held them together for three generations. The family centers around Penelope, and it is her love, courage, and sense of values that determine the course of all their lives, Deftly shifting back and forth in time, each chapter centers on one of the principal players in the family's history. the unifying thread is an oil painting entitled "The Shell Seekers," done by Penelope's father. It is this painting that symbolizes to Penelope the ties between the generations. But it is the fate of this painting that just may tear the family apart. From the Hardcover edition.
Publisher: New York : Dell, 1989.
ISBN: 9780440202042
0440202043
9780312961329
0312961324
Characteristics: 582 p. ;,18 cm.

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Rdi123
Nov 20, 2020

Family saga, easy read.

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21221015862540
Nov 01, 2020

Wonderful

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Bumpski
Aug 07, 2020

From 'wish I had read' list.

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buttssarah
Nov 04, 2019

Didn't finish this. It feel like wah wah wah rich white people problems and I found the characters unlikeable.

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_Amazon_
Aug 13, 2019

I re-read all of Rosamund Pilchers books every few years. Just like visiting old friends, warm and cozy.

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bboland_0
Jun 13, 2018

I wanted to read this book but the print is microscopic!! I don't always need large print but this print size and cheap paperback book binding hard to keep open is ridiculous! This is the only copy so there is no large print or hard cover copy!!

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Daneliz
Jun 17, 2015

I'm still looking for another book I loved as much as this one.

siammarino May 30, 2015

Loved this story of a strong English woman, Penelope Stern, and her relationships with the men and children in her life. Penelope is a woman to emulate!

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lyn_bouma
Jun 02, 2014

Vivid details...good story...moving ending

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cin5140
Jan 06, 2014

A touching story. The main character reminded me of my mother who lived her life for her children. She had her own definition for luxury and happiness. I miss her so much.

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SqueeGirl Oct 14, 2009

As Penelope Keeling's three adult children struggle to sell their grandfather's oil painting, their family's unusual history unfolds.

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