The Peacock Emporium



The Peacock Emporium From the 1 New York Times bestselling author, Jojo Moyes, the story of a young woman who finds new meaning in life after opening an eclectic shop and comes to terms with the secrets of her pastIn the sixties, Athene Forster was the most glamorous girl of her generation Nicknamed the Last Deb, she was also beautiful, spoiled, and out of control When she agreed to marry the gorgeous young heir Douglas Fairley Hulme, her parents breathed a sigh of relief But within two years, rumors had begun to circulate about Athene s affair with a young salesman.Thirty five years later, Suzanna Peacock is struggling with her notorious mother s legacy The only place Suzanna finds comfort is in The Peacock Emporium, the beautiful coffee bar and shop she opens that soon enchants her little town There she makes perhaps the first real friends of her life, including Alejandro, a male midwife, escaping his own ghosts in Argentina.The specter of her mother still haunts Suzanna But only by confronting both her family and her innermost self will she finally reckon with the past and discover that the key to her history, and her happiness, may have been in front of her all along. New Read The Peacock Emporium [ author ] Jojo Moyes [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 416 pages
  • The Peacock Emporium
  • Jojo Moyes
  • English
  • 24 August 2018
  • 0735222339

10 thoughts on “The Peacock Emporium

  1. Carmen de la Rosa says:

    Un drama encantador sobre la familia y el amor escrito maravillosamente Otra historia asombrosa de Jojo Moyes Suzzana, una chica defectuosa e infeliz, es frecuentada y moldeada por su pasado a pesar de que ella sabe poco sobre ello Su vida se ha puesto al rev s y en la b squeda de una manera de vivir una vida aut ntic...

  2. etherealfire says:

    I won this ARC in a GoodReads giveaway I ve been a big fan of Jojo Moyes since first discovering her work in One Plus One While this one was a bit difficult to get into at first, by the time I was halfway through the book I was entranced and completely moved by the final pages.

  3. (ツ) Hache says:

    I m so relieved that I ve finished this I feel like I should get a medal for making it through this Any other author and I would have given up easily after the first couple chapters I m not an easy reader, I m not one of those people that can finish a book in a day so its really a miracle that I slugged through this and finished it.I would not recommend this to anyone who loves romances My thoughts while reading this BoredI want to give up..The main character Suzanna is depressing to read I m so relieved that I ve finished this I feel like I should get a medal for making it through this Any other author and I would have given up easi...

  4. Pilar says:

    A pesar de que Jojo tiene un patr n de novelas muy concreto, historia del pasado que se cruza y afecta al presente, me gusta mucho la sensibilidad que tiene en su escritura y la forma de contar las cosas m s dram ticas sin ser una tragedia griega En esta historia nos cuenta la forma en la que el pasado, nuestra forma de entenderlo y recordarlo afecta a lo que somos Hay personajes con los que no he congeniado mucho, pero es de admirar la forma de la autora de perfilar distintas personalidades y A pesar de que Jojo tiene un patr n de novelas muy concreto, historia del pasado que se cruza y afecta al presente, me gusta mucho la sensibil...

  5. Marisa Sauco says:

    La historia me encant la traducci n, no tanto.

  6. LindyLouMac says:

    I did enjoy this eventually it took for me an exceptionally long time to read, over a week I found it very slow and it took me ages to feel involved enough in the story to want to read muchthan a chapter at a time The first few chapters are important as they introduce the reader to the history of the heroine s family background At the time this may seem irrelevant but persevere and read beyond this and it will all click into place.The protagonist is Suzanna Peacock who with her husband I did enjoy this eventually it took for me an exceptionally long time to read, over a week I found it very slow and it took me ages to feel involved enough in the story to want to read muchthan a chapter at a time The first few chapters are important as they introduce the reader to the history of the heroine s family background At the time this may seem irrelevant but persevere and read beyond this and it will all click into place.The protagonist is Suzanna Peacock who with her husband has returned to live in the small country town of her birth An emotionally disturbed young woman she has a lot to come to terms with in her life, especially her past and ...

  7. MaryG2E says:

    I was not sure what I was getting into when I started this book By the end I was enchanted by the story In the Swinging Sixties, the glamorous spoilt socialite Athene appears to have it all, but she has a big fall from grace and disappears, leaving an infant daughter Suzanna The daughter has fraught, complicated relationships with her remaining family, which has led to bad feelings and social distance between them Suzanna eventually finds a kind of liberation in the shop that she opens in he I was not sure what I was getting into when I started this book By the end I was enchanted by the story In the Swi...

  8. Amy Eddison says:

    This book is an excellent description of how we are all affected by our upbringing Suzanne has never felt she belonged with her family having always known that her Fathers love for the Mother who died when giving birth to her has made him resent her His second wife who raised her and her brother and sister is her real Mother, but still she cannot understand how anyone can love her Everything changes when she decides to make a go at doing something for herself without the help of anyone in he This book is an excellent description of how we are all affected by our upbringing Suzanne has never felt she belonged with her family having always known that her Fathers love for the Mother who died when giving birth to her has made him resent her His second wife who raised her and her brother and sister is her real Mother, but still she cannot understand how anyone can love her Everything changes when she decides to make a go at doing something for herself without the help of anyone in her family and The Peacock Emporium is born The people she meets and the impact they have on her and her self esteem change her views on life and eventually she finds...

  9. Lisa says:

    2.5 StarsMixed feelings for this family drama with a sliver of mystery.I liked the story it flits between different times and characters but the main story is about Suzanna Peacock n e Fairley Hulme who is a woman in her thirties struggling to find her way and faces a tragedy that changes her life.We are given stories about the people that relate to Suzanna past and present to flesh out her otherwise insipid life.The biggest problem I have with this book is the characters Suzanna herself, and 2.5 StarsMixed feelings for this family drama with a sliver of mystery.I liked the story it flits between different times and characters but the main story is about Suzanna Peacock n e Fairley Hulme who is a woman in her thirties struggling to fi...

  10. Toni says:

    JoJo Moyes came onto my radar with her two books about her caretaker role with her handsome, intelligent patient in, Me Before You and After You I believe half the world, okay maybe half the women in the world, discovered her with these two phenomenal books and the movie that soon followed This then forces me to pose an unpopular question Why release this book, Peacock Emporium written in 2004, a very early book f...

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