In 1900 Lady Anna Winterbourne travels to Egypt where she falls in love with Sharif, and Egyptian Nationalist utterly committed to his country's cause.
A hundred years later, Isabel Parkman, an American divorcee and a descendant of Anna and Sharif, goes to Egypt, taking with her an old family trunk, inside which are found notebooks and journals which reveal Anna and Sharif's secret.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 544 pages
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 23/03/2000
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780747545637