Prisoner from Penang by Clare Flynn audiobook

Prisoner from Penang

By Clare Flynn
Read by Victoria Riley

Cranbrook Press
5.27 Hours 1
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    ISBN: 9781916469259

A vivid and moving story of sacrifice, hope and humanity. From the best-selling author of The Pearl of Penang. After Penang is attacked by the Japanese at the end of 1941, Mary Helston believes Singapore will be a safe haven. But within weeks the supposedly invincible British stronghold is on the brink of collapse to the advancing enemy. Mary and her mother are captured at sea as they try to escape and are interned on the islands of Sumatra. Imprisoned with them is Veronica Leighton, the one person on the planet Mary has reason to loathe with a passion. As the motley band of women struggle to adapt to captivity, relationships and friendships are tested. When starvation, lack of medication and the spread of disease worsen, each woman must draw on every ounce of strength in their battle for survival.

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A vivid and moving story of sacrifice, hope and humanity. From the best-selling author of The Pearl of Penang.

After Penang is attacked by the Japanese at the end of 1941, Mary Helston believes Singapore will be a safe haven. But within weeks the supposedly invincible British stronghold is on the brink of collapse to the advancing enemy.

Mary and her mother are captured at sea as they try to escape and are interned on the islands of Sumatra. Imprisoned with them is Veronica Leighton, the one person on the planet Mary has reason to loathe with a passion.

As the motley band of women struggle to adapt to captivity, relationships and friendships are tested. When starvation, lack of medication and the spread of disease worsen, each woman must draw on every ounce of strength in their battle for survival.

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Author Bio: Clare Flynn

Author Bio: Clare Flynn

Award-winning author, Clare Flynn is a former global marketing director. She lives on the south coast of England. Her first novel, A Greater World, set in the Blue Mountains of Australia in the 1920s, was awarded an Indie BRAG Medallion in 2015. Kurinji Flowers, a gripping story of love and loss set in colonial India on a tea plantation in the 1930s and 40s, also gained a BRAG Award in 2015. Letters from a Patchwork Quilt, achieved a 5 Star Medallion from Readers’ Favorite. The Green Ribbons is set in rural England in 1900 and has also been honored with a coveted BRAG Medallion.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 5.27
Audience: Adult
Language: English