Destiny: A Novel

Destiny: A Novel

by Sally Beauman

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Overview

Sally Beauman’s international bestseller sweeps across decades and continents to tell a spellbinding story of star-crossed love

Edouard’s story begins in London in 1940. At fourteen, he’s the son of a baron and second in line to a dazzling jewelry dynasty.

Hélène’s story begins in Alabama in 1950. An only child, she lives with her mother in a trailer park and dreams of escaping her hardscrabble life.

Their paths cross in France, and a brief, passionate affair follows. They are separated by fate, and that seems to be the end. But Edouard cannot devote his life to business . . . not before finding Hélène again.

Destiny
is Sally Beauman’s masterpiece about a man and a woman and their once-in-a-lifetime love.  

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781480444805
Publisher: Open Road Integrated Media LLC
Publication date: 10/22/2013
Pages: 1036
Sales rank: 1,154,473
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 2.60(d)

About the Author


Sally Beauman was born in Devon, England, and is a graduate of Cambridge University. She began her career as a critic and writer for New York magazine and continued to write for leading periodicals in the US and the UK after returning to England. In 1970, she became the first recipient of the Catherine Pakenham Award for journalism, and at the age of twenty-four, was appointed editor of Queen magazine. Beauman wrote for the New Yorker, the Sunday Times, and Telegraph Magazine, where she was arts editor.

Her novels, which include the New York Times–bestselling sensation Destiny, have been translated into over twenty languages and are bestsellers worldwide. In addition to her works of fiction, Beauman published two nonfiction books based on the history and work of the Royal Shakespeare Company: The Royal Shakespeare Company’s Centenary Production of Henry V (edited by Beauman, with a foreword by His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh, 1976), and The Royal Shakespeare Company: A History of Ten Decades (1982).

Beauman passed away in 2016 at the age of seventy-one.

Hometown:

London, England

Date of Birth:

July 25, 1944

Place of Birth:

Torquay, Devon, England

Education:

B.A. in English Literature, Hons Cantab, 1966; M. A., Hons Cantab, 1969

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