A Petrol Scented Spring

  • by Ajay Close
  • Narrated by Jilly Bond
  • 9 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The day after her wedding, Donella Ferguson Watson wakes up shackled to a man haunted by the past. The lonely days become weeks, months. Her husband, Hugh, a prison doctor, will offer no explanation for their sexless marriage. She comes to suspect the answer lies with a hunger-striking suffragette who was force fed and held in solitary confinement. But what really happened between Hugh and his prisoner patient?

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What the Critics Say

"A fascinating insight into one of the most compelling stories in the history of the women's suffrage movement." (The Times)
"Holds a deserved place in the Pantheon of Scotland's exciting contemporary novelists." (Val McDermid)

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started well but fizzled out

I rely enjoyed the content relating to the suffragette movement but attention wavered as the book became more smoothy.
enjoyed as audible though. excellent quality and performance
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-11-2016
  • Publisher: Lamplight Audio