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A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar

Suzanne Joinson



It is 1923 and Evangeline English, keen lady cyclist, arrives with her sister Lizzie and their zealous leader Millicent at the ancient city of Kashgar to establish a mission. As they encounter resistance and calamity, Eva commences work on her book A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar ...


In present-day London another story is beginning. Frieda, a young woman adrift in her own life, opens her front door one night to find a man sleeping on the landing. In the morning he is gone, leaving on the wall an exquisite drawing of a long-tailed bird and a line of Arabic script. As their worlds collide, the two wanderers begin an unlikely friendship, and they embark on a journey that is great, and as unexpected, as Eva's.


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