Valentina's laatste reis

Santa Montefiore (author), Erica Van Rijsewijk (translator)

Alba Arbuckle heeft het gevoel dat ze vastzit. Dat gevoel wordt sterker wanneer ze een portret vindt van haar overleden moeder Valentina, die ze nooit heeft gekend. Nooit heeft haar vader iets willen vertellen over haar moeder en haar stiefmoeder reageert zo mogelijk nog vijandiger op haar vragen.

Met de hulp van haar beste vriend Fitz komt Alba iets meer te weten over haar moeder, maar

Valentina's laatste reis
Santa Montefiore
Erica Van Rijsewijk
Original language
Original title
Last voyage of the Valentina
Amsterdam: Boekerij, 2012
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About Santa Montefiore

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Santa Montefiore (née Palmer-Tomkinson; born 2 February 1970) is a British author.

Early life

Santa Montefiore was born Santa Palmer-Tomkinson on 2 February 1970 in Winchester. Her parents are Charles Palmer-Tomkinson, formerly High Sheriff of Hampshire, and Patricia Palmer-Tomkinson (née Dawson), of Anglo-Argentine background. Her father, and other members of her family, represented Great Britain in skiing at Olympic level. The Palmer-Tomkinson family are substantial land-owners in Hampshire and Leicestershire.

Her sister, Tara Palmer-Tomkinson, was known as a "socialite" and charity patron.

Santa Montefiore said that growing up on the family farm gave her an "idyllic Swallows and Amazons childhood". She also describes her upbringing as "sheltered, Sloaney". She was educated at the Hanford School from the age of ei…Read more on Wikipedia