Welcome to glorious Tuga

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London vet Charlotte Walker has taken up a fellowship on the tiny, remote island of Tuga de Oro to study the endangered gold coin tortoises in the jungle interior. She can claim the best of reasons for this year in paradise – what better motivation than to save a species? – but the reality is more complex. For Charlotte has a secret that connects her to the island, and has finally determined to solve the mystery that has dominated her life. But she will have little time for any of her declared or covert investigations.

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A magical novel, so uplifting, heartwarming, funny … Feels as if it was written specifically to give comfort’ MARIAN KEYES

Sail to the tropical paradise where secrets don’t stay hidden for long …

Zoologist Charlotte Walker has taken up a fellowship on the tiny, remote island of Tuga de Oro to study the endangered gold coin tortoises in the jungle interior. She can claim the best of reasons for this year in paradise – what better motivation than to save a species? – but the reality is more complex. For Charlotte has a secret that connects her to the island and has finally determined to solve the mystery …

A complete and vivid world to escape to, Welcome to Glorious Tuga celebrates a fictional island, and the warm-hearted families who live there. Enchanting, uplifting and very funny, this is a captivating novel about love, belonging, and what it really means to come home.

‘A gorgeous book … brilliantly and thoroughly imagined. I didn’t want to go home’ NICK HORNBY

Sparkling and sophisticated … reminded me of the pleasures to be had in reading’ JESSIE BURTON

‘Imagine a modern-day Jane Austen washed up on a fictional island … Warm, clever, thoughtful, funny, moving and brilliantly written’ ELIZABETH DAY

Pure joy in book form, a hilarious, inviting holiday for the spirit’ NAOMI ALDERMAN

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Weight 0.449 kg
Dimensions 23.4 × 15.2 × 2.8 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

384

Language

English

Edition

Export ed

Dewey

813.6 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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