Also by Rosamunde Pilcher. An Outpouring of Praise for The Shell Seekers. Now The Shell Seekers is ten years old and still going strong.
Also by Rosamunde Pilcher. This book is for my children, and their children. but in Scandinavia and Germany and Spain and Israel and Eastern Europe and Argentina and Japan.
The gooseberry eyes were turned on The Shell Seekers. That’s a smashing picture. Selling? My father’s pictures? Not The Shell Seekers, of course. But maybe the panels? They’re unfinished. They’re probably worth nothing. That’s what you think
The gooseberry eyes were turned on The Shell Seekers. Everybody remarks on it. Is it Cornwall? Yes. That’s what you think. That’s why you should have them valued.
Olivia knew that she would never tire of the painting, even if she lived with it for most of her life. Shell Seekers, and I am the little girl on the left. But why is his style so different? Penelope shrugged. Its impact hit you like a gust of cold, salty air. The windy sky, racing with clouds; the sea, scudding with white-caps, breaking waves hissing up onto the shore. The subtle pinks and greys of the sand; shallow pools left by the ebbing tide and shimmering with translucent reflected sunlight. Any painter has to move, to change. Otherwise he wouldn’t be worth his salt.
Rosamund Pilcher is consistently marketed via book jackets covered with flowers. Meave Binchy had this effect on me. The Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher was my introduction to this author, and it was a unforgettably good experience. I'm not sure why. On the surface, Pilcher's stories are nostalgic and evocative of magical other places where good things always happen to good people; but her novels and characters are consistently rich, complicated, and subtle. Perhaps you never completely grew up until your mother died.
Rosamunde Pilcher is the author of such worldwide bestselling novels as September, Coming Home, Winter Solstice, and Voices in Summer. The Shell Seekers was a Book Sense Book of the Year Honor Book. She is also the author of The World of Rosamunde Pilcher. She lives with her husband Graham and their dog in Perthshire, Scotland.
The British author, who produced numerous bestsellers after her 1987 breakthrough, died following a stroke. Her son, the author Robin Pilcher, confirmed the news to the Guardian. She had been in great form up until Christmas, then suffered from bronchitis in the new year, but was always expected to bounce back as before. However, she suffered a stroke on Sunday night and never regained consciousness, he said
Between news bulletins, anxiously listened to, the radio played tunes like "Deep Purple" and "These Foolish Things," and music from the last Fred Astaire and Ginger Rog-ers film.
Between news bulletins, anxiously listened to, the radio played tunes like "Deep Purple" and "These Foolish Things," and music from the last Fred Astaire and Ginger Rog-ers film. had been packed with holiday-makers. Shops sprouted buckets and spades and beachballs, smelling rubbery in the hot sun, and smart ladies on holiday staying at the Castle Hotel shocked the locals by walking the streets in beach pyjamas, and sunbathing in daring two-piece bathing costumes. Most of the holiday-makers had gone now, but on the sands there were.
Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher. Rosamunde Pilcher had a long and distinguished career as a novelist and short story writer, but it was her phenomenally successful novel, The Shell Seekers, that captured the hearts of all who read it, and won her international recognition as one of the best-loved storytellers of our time. It was voted one of UK's top 100 novels in the BBC's Big Read in 2003. Her bestselling novels, September, Coming Home and Winter Solstice were made into television films.
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Rosamunde Pilcher, a British writer whose romance and generation-spanning novels like The Shell Seekers . The novel’s main character, Penelope, is an artist’s daughter who in the course of the book looks back on her life and relationships.
Rosamunde Pilcher, a British writer whose romance and generation-spanning novels like The Shell Seekers regularly made best-seller lists and were turned into television movies and mini-series, died on Wednesday in Dundee, Scotland. She was 94. Her agent, Felicity Bryan, said she died in a hospital after a short illness. The title refers to a painting by Penelope’s father.