Hope: Adventures of a Diamond

R 80.00  

Subtitle: Adventures of a Diamond
Author: Marian Fowler
Publisher: Simon and Schuster (2003)
ISBN-10: 0743231856
ISBN-13: 9780743231855
Condition: Very Good. Light shelf-wear to spine-ends. Small marks on the ffep and the fore-edge. Small creases across the bottom corners of a few of the pages. The dust jacket has a few scratches, a closed tear along the bottom edge of the back of the jacket and a little wear at spine-ends and folds. Still a very good copy.
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 366
Dimensions: 22.2 x 16.0 x 3.5 cm

Weight: 0.6 kg

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The Hope Diamond - the largest and most beautiful blue diamond ever found - has inspired centuries of legends and lies, great superstition and fierce passion. French kings and stunning heiresses have worn it next to their hearts. Reckless aristocrats have let it slip through their fingers.

Flaunted, hidden, stolen, cursed, the Hope Diamond still tantalises and inspires all who lay their eyes on it. Now in Hope: Adventures of a Diamond, Miriam Fowler tells the story of this mythical gem and the extraordinary men and women who have owned and lost it.

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