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A Phantom of Delight

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This is two stories in one, both tied to
the garden at Hambleside and the
dramatic events that unfold over the
course of ninety years.
Maria keeps a journal that records her
epic struggle for survival in a world
dominated by men and the two wars
they waged.
Violent forces are unleashed that
threaten to destroy her existence and take
away the people she loves. Only the
image
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Paperback, 805 pages
Published May 16th 2017 by Amazon
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Mary
Jun 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This storyline kept my interest throughout
Pat Cavill
Oct 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
A thoroughly enjoyable novel, Held my interest from start to finish. Well researched and well constructed.
Judy
Jun 23, 2018 rated it really liked it
I received this book from Kindle free giveaway through Goodreads, thank you. This was a truly enjoyable read. It was a little longer than I was expecting but never did I feel like it dragged on. The story line flipped back and forth from two time periods while bringing forth the connections. There were parts that were so tragic and sad but there was also joy. It was well written and definitely worth the time to read.
Ginger Pollard
Jun 10, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was a Goodreads win. It's a good story...a little bit long winded.
Heather
Jun 24, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: fiction
Boring story and amateurish writing. Don’t waste your time.
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Chris Cloake was born in 1964 and began telling stories a couple of years later. He grew up in Kent, England. He is motivated to write by a deep interest in life, particularly the cruel, deeply flawed nature of people contrasted with their incredible creativity and inspiration. The power of the natural world is a common theme in his work as a writer and professional photographer. He lives happily ...more