Kat Gordon - An Unsuitable Woman (2nd Hand Paperback)
A Richard and Judy Book Club Pick.
Theo Miller is young, bright and ambitious when he and his earnest younger sister Maud step off the train into the simmering heat of Nairobi.
Both eagerly await their new life, yet neither are prepared for the pain it will bring.
When Theo meets American heiress Sylvie de Croÿ, he is welcomed into her inner circle - the Happy Valley set - rich, dazzling expatriates, infamous for their scandalous lifestyles.
Yet behind Sylvie’s intoxicating allure lies a powerful cocktail of secrets, lust and betrayal. As dark clouds gather over Kenya’s future and his own, Theo must escape this most unsuitable woman - before it is too late.
- Format : Thick 2nd Hand Paperback
- Condition : As New
- Category : Fiction - Historical Fiction
- Published : 2019 (Harper Collins)
- ISBN : 9780008253097
- SKU : B001860
- PPC : SP300gm
- RRP : £7.99
- Quantity Available : 1 only.
‘Gloriously dark’ - Liza Klaussman.
‘An evocative coming of age tale set in 1920's Kenya’ - i newsaper.
"Gordon has written a completely captivating historical novel, steeped in the bewitching glamour and beauty of Kenya, and the sexual excesses of the rich ex-pats who lived there" - Richard Madeley.
Kat Gordon was born and grew up London, attending Camden School for Girls. She read English at Somerville College, Oxford and worked at Time Out briefly after graduating, before travelling around America for 3 months then returning to Africa to travel and work as a teacher and HIV counsellor. Since finishing her MA in Creative Writing in 2009 she also worked as a gymnastics coach. She lives with her boyfriend (also a writer), and their cat. Seven months ago they moved to Budapest, and then Reykjavik, to concentrate on writing and to see some Icelandic trolls.