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Over a period of forty years, beginning in 1903, a Scottish woman marries a British military attache in Peking, becomes passionately involved with a Japanese military aristocrat, and proves herself to be an extremely successful businesswoman
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Oswald Wynd was brought up in Japan by Scots missionary parents, returning to Scotland in 1932 to take up a place at Edinburgh University. During the war he was commissioned into the Intelligence Corps and sent to Malaya. He was captured by the Japanese after a week alone in the jungle, following the fall of Singapore, and spent over three years in a POW camp, during which he was mentioned in dispatches for his interpreting work. During the last year of the war he began a novel which won the Doubleday prize in 1947. He now lives in Scotland and writes thrillers under the pseudonym Gavin Black.Review:
"By the end it is the reader who sheds the tears his heroine has kept back for almost 40 years" Nicholas Shakespeare Sunday Telegraph
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Book Description Ulverscroft, 1981. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110708906141