Fire Pheasant by Alexandra Jones

“A girl child has been abandoned by her mother and left in the care of her father, a Danish doctor who is royal physician at the Court of Siam in 1873. Savage splendour, royal magnificence and brutal oppression provide an authentic background for this moving epic of love and constancy, power and cruelty, of old wrongs and bright new hope…”

First published 1989. View on amazon.co.uk