The Purveyor of Enchantment MARIKA COBBOLD To my parents with love and gratitude Contents One Two Three . What on earth!’ Mr Scott had turned from the large trunk in the corner of the room, a battered book in his hand.
The Purveyor of Enchantment MARIKA COBBOLD To my parents with love and gratitude Contents One Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight Nine Te. Shush,’ Clementine placed her finger across her plump lips, smearing it with raspberry-red lipstick. She tiptoed across the room to close the door, her heart beating so fast that she thought any minute now it would spring right out of her chest and across the room all on its own.
The Purveyor of Enchantment Hardcover – January 1, 1998. by. Marika Cobbold (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. A funny, modern-day fairy tale; recommended for all fiction collections. Kathy Ingels Helmond, Indianapolis-Marion Cty. .
Purveyor of Enchantment. A life lived in fear is a life half lived,' Clementine Hope's sister, Ophelia, is fond of quoting to he. lementine, thirty-something and newly divorced, lives in a small Hampshire town, teaching music and working on a collection of fairy tales left to her by her Great Aunt Elvira. But mostly she worries.
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The Purveyor of Enchantment book. another goodun' from Marika Cobbold. I'm sad now because I only have one book of hers left to read. This one was querky and ultimately uplifting, a short read but a nice one.
THE PURVEYOR OF ENCHANTMENT is the third novel by Marika Cobbold, who writes books so good, she seems like a ten year veteran. Her latest book mixes a well written fairy tale with some acute carnal humor. The characters are fun to read about, especially Clementine who sees the world as if Murphy was an optimist (think Mel Brooks in HIGH ANXIETY but enormously worse).
Marika Cobbold was born in Sweden and is the author of seven novels: Guppies for Tea, selected for the WH Smith First Novels Promotion and shortlisted for the Sunday Express Book of the Year Award; The Purveyor of Enchantment; A Rival Creation; Frozen Music, Shooting.
Marika Cobbold was born in Sweden and is the author of seven novels: Guppies for Tea, selected for the WH Smith First Novels Promotion and shortlisted for the Sunday Express Book of the Year Award; The Purveyor of Enchantment; A Rival Creation; Frozen Music, Shooting Butterflies, Aphrodite's Workshop for Reluctant Lovers, and Drowning Rose. Marika Cobbold lives in London. Country of Publication.
Marika Cobbold is an exceptional novelist’ The Observer. Wonderfully funny, with a strong underto. joy to read. I strongly recommend The Purveyor of Enchantment’ Alice Thomas Ellis, Daily Mail. Clementine is newly divorced, thirty- something, and sharing her house with her much younger half sister Ophelia. Have you ever wondered,’ Clementine asks her sister, ‘why all the females in our family are named after women who died young?’
Amelia Lindsey is an exceptional young woman.
Amelia Lindsey is an exceptional young woman. At thirty-nine, Liberty Turner, mother of an illegitimate and nearly grown-up son, and daughter of a flamboyant father who had never grown up, realised that she had no talent. Once, in more prosperous times, her books had been published.