Claire Randall is leading a double life. She has a husband in one century, and a lover in another...
In 1945, Claire Randall, a former combat nurse, is back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon—when she innocently touches a boulder in one of the ancient stone circles that dot the British Isles. Suddenly she is a Sassenach—an "outlander"—in a Scotland torn by war and raiding border clans in the year of our Lord...1743.
Hurled back in time by forces she cannot understand, Claire's destiny in soon inextricably intertwined with Clan MacKenzie and the forbidden Castle Leoch. She is catapulted without warning into the intrigues of lairds and spies that may threaten her life ...and shatter her heart. For here, James Fraser, a gallant young Scots warrior, shows her a passion so fierce and a love so absolute that Claire becomes a woman torn between fidelity and desire...and between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.
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"Absorbing and heartwarming...lavishly evokes the land and lore of Scotland."— Publishers Weekly
"Stunning!"— Los Angeles Daily News
"It is a large canvas that Gabaldon paints, filled with strong passions and derring-do. Strong willed and sensual, Claire is an engaging modern heroine plopped down in a simpler, more primitive time.... Great fun ...marvelous and fantastic adventures, romance, sex ...perfect escape reading!"— San Francisco Chronicle
Diana Gabaldon holds a master's degree in marine biology and a Ph.D. in ecology, and spent a dozen years as a university professor before turning to write fiction full-time. Her previous publishing history includes scholarly articles and comic book stories for Walt Disney, as well as the award-winning novels Outlander , Dragonfly in Amber , and Voyager . She lives in Scottsdale, Arizona, with her husband, three children, and a large number of animals.
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Descrizione libro Seal, 2001. Mass Market Paperback. Condizione libro: New. A Good Read ships from Toronto and Niagara Falls, NY - customers outside of North America please allow two to three weeks for delivery. ; 6.80 X 4.10 X 1.40 inches. Codice libro della libreria 131039
Descrizione libro Seal, 2001. Mass Market Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0770428797
Descrizione libro Seal, 2001. Mass Market Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110770428797