Tears of the Moon
Two unforgettable women.
One amazing story.
BROOME, AUSTRALIA, 1893.
It's the wild and passionate heyday of the pearling industry, and when young English bride Olivia Hennessy meets the dashing pearling master, Captain Tyndall, their lives are destined to be linked by the mysterious power of the pearl.
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 1995
Lily Barton embarks on a sear
Reading this book brought back memories of my time there, as Di Morrissey has some good descriptions of place, and what it feels like to be there. I appreciated that the most ab ...more
"El secreto de la perla" utiliza un recurso muy habitual para entrelazar el presente con el pasado; Lily Burton, la protagonista contemporánea, acaba de perder a su madre y entre sus pertenencias descubre un collar y unas fotog ...more
I hadn’t known much ab ...more
I loved this book so much! I stayed up all night reading it and was so disappointed it had to end. I loved these strong women, their connection to the Aboriginal people, and the story of pearling in Broome. I was so excited when I woke up this morning and realised there is a sequel and I already have a copy in my bookshelf!!! I might be up all night reading again!
The larger part of the story is set in Broome and relates to what Lily learns about her heritage. A book of nearly 500 pages, it is a quick read because the reader is not likely to put it down ver ...more
Lily puts the pearls ...more
I think this would be my favourite Di Morrissey book thus far. Most likely as I could relate to the location and history from the outset, and I was transported back to th ...more
The audiobook reader was just perfect for this recording!
However, for what it is, a reasonable read if you are interested in Broome or want an undemanding read.
Growing up she counted famous Australian actor Chips Rafferty as a close mentor and friend who helped provide for her and her mother after the death of her father as a child, sending them overseas to Californ ...more