Margaret, like her elder sister Elizabeth, was named after an English princess. But Elizabeth is dead and Margaret is still living, searching and reaching out for life and its meaning. She embarks on a Maori degree and enters an enchanting new world of colour, passion and even violence.
'Rich, vivid and interesting ... with a plot that has a ring of verisimilitude and plenty of fascinating detail' TIMES METRO 'Ewing has a light touch, and a vivid sense of era, with its swirly skirts, box brownies and the last trams home' TIMES 'Crackles with sexual frisson and political intrigue' WOMAN'S JOURNAL 'A beautiful and profoundly moving novel' WOMAN AND HOME
Barbara Ewing was born and brought up in New Zealand and is well known there and in the UK as an actress. She lives in central London where she combines her dual careers of acting and writing. Her novel, THE ACTRESSES, was published by Little, Brown to great acclaim in 1997