The Kashmir Shawl: A Novel (Paperback)
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A sweeping multigenerational tale of marriage, isolation, and finding love in a magical place, The Kashmir Shawl is award-winning author Rosie Thomas at her very best.
Nerys’s granddaughter Mair Ellis clears out her dead father’s house and finds an exquisite shawl. Wrapped in its folds is a lock of a child’s curly hair. With nothing else to go on, Mair decides to trace her grandparents’ roots back to Kashmir, embarking on a quest that will change her own life forever.
About the Author
Rosie Thomas is the author of numerous critically acclaimed, bestselling novels, including Daughter of the House (2015), The Illusionists (2014), and Iris and Ruby (2006). She has twice won the Romantic Novel of the Year Award. Born in a small village in northern Wales, Thomas discovered a love of traveling and mountaineering when her children were grown. In the years since, she has climbed in the Alps and the Himalayas, competed in the Peking to Paris car rally, and trekked in the footsteps of Shackleton on South Georgia Island.