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    • ISBN:9781444744811
    • Publication date:19 Jan 2012
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The Wise Child

Book Three

By Jessica Stirling

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Turn-of-the-century Glasgow is the setting for this compelling novel of a family divided by poverty and pride.

Both Kirsty and Craig Nicholson sacrifice lovers to hold their marriage together for the sake of their crippled son. For a time all seems well until Kirsty seizes an opportunity to buy a small shop and makes a roaring success of her new career.



Lonely and rejected, Craig seeks ways to gain the upper hand on his wife and her partners until only a brittle band of conscience stands between them and ruin.

Biographical Notes

Born in Glasgow, Jessica Stirling is the author of many heartwarming novels, most of which have Scottish backgrounds. She has enjoyed a highly successful career since The Spoiled Earth was published in 1974.

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  • ISBN: 9780340822180
  • Publication date: 04 Jul 2002
  • Page count: 416
  • Imprint: Coronet
Jessica Stirling's high reputation is well deserved — Manchester Evening News
She writes in bright colours with bold, confident strokes. — Glasgow Herald
A powerful story. — My Weekly
Powerful Victorian drama — My Weekly
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