Tijdens een zwoele zomer in Cyprus wordt de jonge Helena voor het eerst in haar leven verliefd. Nu, vierentwintig jaar later, erft ze het vakantiehuis waar ze destijds verbleef en ze besluit de zomer in Cyprus door te brengen met haar gezin. Maar zodra ze in het huis aankomt, wordt ze herinnerd aan de geheimen die ze destijds op het eiland heeft achtergelaten. Haar man, William, en haar zoon, Al
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Title
De olijfboom
Author
Lucinda Riley 1966-2021
Translator
Anne-Marieke Buijs
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
The olive tree
Publisher
Amsterdam: Xander, 2019
1 digitaal bestand
ISBN
9789401610452

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About Lucinda Riley

Lucinda Kate Riley (née Edmonds; 16 February 1965 – 11 June 2021) was a Northern Irish author of popular historical fiction, originally an actress.

Biography

Lucinda Edmonds was born in Lisburn and spent the first few years of her life in the village of Drumbeg near Belfast before moving to England. At age 14, she enrolled in the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London to study theatre and ballet. At 16, she got her first major television role in the BBC adaptation of The Story of the Treasure Seekers, followed shortly afterwards by a guest role in Auf Wiedersehen Pet. She remained a working actress for the next seven years, also marrying actor Owen Whittaker.

Her acting career was interrupted by a long bout of mononucleosis. This caused her to turn to writing, and her first novel Lovers and Players was published in 1992. In 2016, producer …Read more on Wikipedia