The Portuguese Escape (Julia Probyn Series #2)

The Portuguese Escape (Julia Probyn Series #2)

by Ann Bridge

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ISBN-13: 9781448205721
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 03/28/2013
Series: Julia Probyn Series , #2
Pages: 386
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Ann Bridge (1889-1974), or Lady Mary Dolling (Sanders) O'Malley was born in Hertfordshire. Bridge's novels concern her experiences of the British Foreign Office community in Peking in China, where she lived for two years with her diplomat husband. Her novels combine courtship plots with vividly-realized settings and demure social satire.

Bridge went on to write novels around a serious investigation of modern historical developments. In the 1970s Bridge began to write thrillers centered on a female amateur detective, Julia Probyn, as well writing travel books and family memoirs. Her books were praised for their faithful representation of foreign countries which was down to personal experience and thorough research.

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