The Shell Seekers


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St. Martin's Griffin
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5.4 X 8.2 X 1.1 inches | 1.0 pounds

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About the Author

Rosamunde Pilcher (1924- 2019) wrote such worldwide bestselling novels as The Shell Seekers, September, Coming Home, Winter Solstice, and Voices in Summer. Her breakthrough novel, The Shell Seekers, written in her early sixties, sold more than 10 million copies. Pilcher also authored the photographic autobiography, The World of Rosamunde Pilcher. She was an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) and lived in Dundee, Scotland.


"A huge warm saga . . . A deeply satisfying story written with love and confidence." --Maeve Binchy in The New York Times Book Review

"Beautifully done... A book about families... When the reader closes this book, it is with a sense of regret that there is no more." --Boston Herald

"A lovely story, the best, really absorbing book I've read in a long time, the kind you hate to put down and especially hate to finish." --Atlanta Journal & Constitution

"Immensely real and immediately recognizable." --Philadelphia Inquirer

"Richly complex... A family saga as delicate and evocative as the painting that serves the title." --Seattle Post-Intelligencer

"Warm and emotional... Readers everywhere will recognize parts of their own lives and identify with Pilcher's skillfully drawn characters." --Fort Worth Evening Star-Telegram

"Through the eyes and heart of this very special woman we have an opportunity to experience art and music and the joys of culinary preparations and repasts... through her we become even more sensitive to the air around us... Rosamunde Pilcher has given us a gift in The Shell Seekers, one which we cherish." --The West Coast Review of Books