ROSAMUNDE PILCHER'S THE SHELL SEEKERS
THE SHELL SEEKERS was the first of Rosamunde Pilcher's romantic novels that set millions of hearts fluttering around the world. It sold over five million copies and catapulted the former secretary to the very forefront of genre fiction at the age of sixty-three!
Penelope Keeling reflects on her three very different children after she suffers a mild stroke. Visiting her daughter Olivia in Ibiza while recovering, she finds that her daughter's lover has the same relationship problems she faced during WWII. When Penelope learns that one of her father's paintings is worth a great deal of money and is urged to sell it, the old lady has to decide what kind of future she wants for her family.
The incomparable Vanessa Redgrave (Murder on the Orient Express, The House of the Spirits) shines as the family matriarch. She is joined, among others, by Sebastian Koch (The Life of Others) and Academy Award winner Maximilian Schell (Deep Impact, Peter the Great) in supporting roles.