Palace of the Peacocks

Palace of the Peacocks None

  • Title: Palace of the Peacocks
  • Author: Violet Winspear
  • ISBN: 9780792704454
  • Page: 330
  • Format: Hardcover
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    About “Violet Winspear”

    1. Violet Winspear

      Violet Winspear was born on 28 April 1928 in London, England She worked in a factory since 1942, when in 1961 she sold her first romance novels to Mills Boon In 1963, she became a full time writer She wrote from her home in the south east England, that she never left, but she meticulously researched her far flung settings at the local library She never married, and had no children, but she inspired her nephew Jonathan to write Violet died at January 1989 after a long battle with cancer.She said The real aim of romance is to provide escape and entertainment , but she created a maelstrom when in 1970 she commented I get my heroes so that they re lean and hard muscled and mocking and sardonic and tough and tigerish and single, of course Oh and they ve got to be rich and then I make it that they re only cynical and smooth on the surface But underneath they re well, you know, sort of lost and lonely In need of love but, when roused, capable of breathtaking passion and potency Most of my heroes, well all of them really, are like that They frighten but fascinate They must be the sort of men who are capable of rape men it s dangerous to be alone in the room with The comment, that they were capable of rape caused uproar and lead to her receiving hate mail Interestingly, she railed against the work of authors such as Harold Robbins Winspear s forte was creating and sustaining sexual tension between her characters while building fantastic worlds.

    223 thoughts on “Palace of the Peacocks”

    1. The dreamy, evocative setting of a Javanese island was much better than the lackluster story of a poor English urchin who finds herself the reluctant guest of a Dutch throw back to pirate times (complete with black triangular eyepatch), ruling over said island like a half-man, half-tiger deity.


    2. 3 1/2 Stars ~ When Temple was orphaned she'd gone to live with her aunt and two cousins where she was never allowed to forget her indebtedness. She'd fallen in love with a young man whose company sent him to the Indies to work, and for five years, she'd scrimped and saved and put up with her family so that she could join him. Finally, when she arrived she found Nick embroiled in an affair with a local girl and she broke off their engagement. With her funds dwindling, Temple must find work, and l [...]




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