Bride Flight
PUBLICATION DATE: 2010
FORMAT: Paperback
EXTENT: 444 pages
SIZE: 235 x 155 mm
ISBN: 9781921401312
RIGHTS: Australia and New Zealand
CATEGORY: Fiction, Marieke van der Pol,
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Bride Flight

$32.95

Marieke van der Pol


Bride Flight is a bittersweet story of hope, friendship, romance and loss. It is also a story about emigration, and the hope and promise of a better life that the southern lands held after the war in Europe. 

It’s 1953 - Ada, Marjorie and Esther yearn to escape the hardships of post-war life in the Netherlands, and their own pasts. They take part in an international air race and travel to New Zealand in a flight full of other brides on their way to their fiancés.

During the trip they meet Frank, a charismatic bachelor who will come to have a dramatic influence on their lives. While their lives in New Zealand follow different courses, when they are reunited years later they discover how intrinsically their paths have been bound together.

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Praise for Bride Flight:

This is a wonderful look at immigrant life, at love and at complex relationships.

SATURDAY MAGAZINE

 

Bursting with drama.

THE WEST AUSTRALIAN