Oranges: A Journey

Oranges: A Journey

By: Rosalie Marsh (author)Paperback

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In the cold and damp of a British winter, young Charlotte is fascinated by the orange, which she holds in her hands. She wonders about the sunshine lands, which are warm enough to ripen oranges. A delightful contemporary novel built on a dream as young Charlotte falls asleep and dreams of those sunshine lands where oranges ripen in winter. Her dreams take her into the future; with her friend Daisy, she finds herself in Portugal where a handsome Portuguese stranger captures her heart.After the escapades in the hills near Obidos with Daisy, Charlotte's dreams take her into Andalucia,to the winter sun of southern Spain.Detailed descriptions of the Estremadura region of Portugal and the interior of Andalucia which bring to life the sights and sounds of the Iberian Peninsula as Charlotte and Daisy live life to the full.Does Charlotte find oranges? Who is the handsome Portuguese Senhor? Are they really dreams?Or reality?

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Rosalie Marsh is an award-winning author and a native of Lancashire with Irish roots. Today she lives in North Wales where she settled with her husband and growing family. She has written many academic,vocational,technical and research materials in her long and varied career in banking,sales management,and further education. It was during this latter period that she gained a BA (Hons) Education Degree from the Manchester Metropolitan University. During their first Gold Wing experience, finding that the words flowed when recording their first profoundly emotional experiences in Ireland, she realised that there was the beginning of a story. As the years passed, they extended their horizons, travelling over 50,000 miles on their own. She wrote about their amazing experience as feature articles, eventually concluding that together they formed an inspiring story of adventure and realisation of dreams. Marsh, who writes on a variety of topics, retired to concentrate on her writing. Her first book Just Us Two:Ned and Rosie's Gold Wing Discovery,Winner in the 2010 International Book Awards (Travel: Recreational category),was also a UK best-seller and finalist in the USA Book News 2009 Best Books Awards. Her biographical 'Just Us Two' travel adventure series and Lifelong Learning Personal Effectiveness Guides draw from her extensive life and workplace experiences in further education. Oranges: A Journey is a contemporary novel built on a dream. It reflects her love of adventure, travel and what she calls 'sunshine lands'. Marsh embraces new technologies and digital solutions. Her books therefore are always available in print and e-book formats. Rosalie writes under a pen name Connect with Rosalie at: Visit Rosalie's Guestbook. Guestbook.php


Contents. Chapter One: Dreams. Chapter Two: The Estoril Coast in Portugal. Chapter Three: Disaster in the Hills. Chapter Four: Sintra. Chapter Five: An Unexpected Encounter. Chapter Six: Lisbon. Chapter Seven: On a Cloud to Andalucia. Chapter Eight: Granada and the Alhambra Palace. Chapter Nine: Antequera. Chapter Ten: A Hair-Raising Adventure. Chapter Eleven: The Valle de Lecrin. Chapter Twelve: Almunecar. Chapter Thirteen: Las Alpujarras and Sierra Nevada. Chapter Fourteen: Contrasts of Nerja and Malaga. Chapter Fifteen: A Taste of the High Life. Chapter Sixteen: Gibraltar. Chapter Seventeen: More Flavours of Nerja. Chapter Eighteen: The Awakening. Further Reading.

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/04/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781908302311
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 124
  • ID: 9781908302311
  • weight: 138
  • ISBN10: 1908302313

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