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Fiction
Author: Emma Blair
ISBN: 0751531952
Subcategory: Contemporary
Pages 496 pages
Publisher Time Warner Books Uk (November 2003)
Language English
Category: Fiction
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Emma Blair explores the complex and difficult nature of human emotions in this passionately written novel' Edinburgh Evening News. Books related to Finding Happiness. is well worth recommending' The Bookseller.

Because they only know him as romantic novelist Emma Blair. Vivien Heilbron is a Scottish actress who rose to prominence playing the lead in the 1971 BBC adaption of Lewis Grassic Gibbon's Sunset Song. Read full description.

Sandy McLean is training to be a doctor to follow in his father’s footsteps – indeed, to surpass his father who is just a general practitioner: Sandy is to become a top surgeon. Or so his father insists. Sandy feels he has no choice, though knows he is not a natural and life is becoming miserable as he struggles through the exams. What he really wants to be is an artist. Every spare moment he paints and is especially good at people. He even gets a commission when a loyal pub bartender is retiring.

Emma Blair was a pen name for Scottish actor and author Iain Blair, who began writing in his spare time and whose first novel, Where No Man Cries, was published in 1982. During a writing career spanning three decades he produced some thirty novels, but his true identity remained a secret until 1998 when his novel Flower of Scotland was nominated for the RNA Romantic Novel of the Year award. He was one of Britain's most popular authors and his books among the most borrowed from libraries. Iain Blair died in July 2011.

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In 1920’s Glasgow, happiness can be hard to find. Sandy McLean’s life changes the moment he meets Sophie. French, sophisticated and beautiful, she is a model at the local art school – a glamorous world away from Sandy’s training to become a surgeon. So when he rescues her from the unwelcome advances of a drunk, he hopes it is the start of something special.

Sandy McLean is training to be what his father always wanted to become: a surgeon. But Sandy's real passion is for painting. Sandy isn't the only McLean whose life is on the cusp of change: Laura, his doting younger sister, is in the last year of school and readying for life; Harrier, his mother, has growing concerns about her marriage.

Sandy Mc Lean is training to be a doctor to follow in his father's footsteps - indeed, to surpass his father who is just a general practitioner: Sandy is to become a top surgeon. Or so his father insists. Sandy feels he has no choice, though knows he is not a natural and life is becoming miserable as he struggles through the exams. What he really wants to be is an artist. Every spare moment he paints and is especially good at people. He even gets a commission when a loyal pub bartender is retiring. And then a French girl, Sophie, offers to pose for him - which leads to his first love affair and the beginning of his rebellion against his father...He has a row with his father and runs off to Montmartre. Meanwhile, left behind is his sister Laura. Her father believes she should wait about idly for a potential husband to turn up. But she wants to earn a living. She tells her parents she's working voluntarily for an orphan centre, but really she has a job working at the Marie Stopes Clinic - and learns a lot about life! When she gets raped on the way home one night, she is understandably seriously traumatised. And decides to follow her brother to Montmartre...