Selected as a September LibraryReads pick, The Tea Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies is about a young Englishwoman who marries a charming tea plantation owner and widower, only to discover he’s keeping terrible secrets about his past, including what happened to his first wife, that lead to devastating consequences. In a starred review, Booklist called the novel “spellbinding…effortlessly elegant, lushly descriptive…a superbly written novel that readers of historical fiction as well as women’s fiction will treasure.”

This is a perfect title for the book clubs at your library, and to help guide the discussion, we’re featuring a book club kit filled with discussion questions, an interview with the author, and Jefferies’s tea recommendations. We’re also featuring a photo shoot of pictures from Jefferies’s childhood in Malaysia and research trips to Sri Lanka.

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For the Book Clubs at Your Library: The Tea Planter’s Wife, a September LibraryReads Pick!

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