Walking on Sunshine

Noel Barber – The Other Side of Paradise – 2010/TBR

The Back of the Book: A sweeeping, exotic novel set on an island paradise between the wars.

London 1937.  Following a street fight with a fascist Blacksirt, young pioneering doctor Kit Masters is forced to flee England and make a new start in life.

Arriving on the South Sea Island of Koraloona, he soon becomes enchanted by the place and its people.  With the eccentric Doc Reid, he dreams of building a hospital.  With Aleena, beautiful daughter of the island’s princess, he dreams of building a life together.

But as Kit and Aleena fall passionately in love, the coming of war threatens to change their island paradise forever.

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