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Bird of Paradise
Diana Stainforth
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Bird of Paradise

3.29  ·  Rating Details ·  7 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Hardcover, 476 pages
Published January 1st 1986 by Random House Value Publishing
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I paid twenty-five cents for this at a library book sale, and let me just say I'm glad I didn't spend any more money than that on it. It starts out with an interesting enough premise: the main character, Mara, is the daughter of a German father and an English mother and was living in Germany when World War I broke out. She is orphaned due to the war, and is entirely alone. Her house is taken over by the invading troops and is turned into a hospital manned by an American doctor. Of course, she ...more
Jan 17, 2009 Laura rated it really liked it
Threw this second hand book into the suitcase on the way to a holiday, not expecting much from it. However, I really enjoyed it. The central character becomes a lady racing driver at a time when few women ventured onto the roads let alone the tracks. A surprisingly good book.
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