The Wilder Shores of Love
The Wilder Shores of Love is a 1954 impressionistic novel by British novelist Lesley Blanch. It is her most famous novel. The novel tells the story of four British Women who leave Europe for adventures and romance in the Middle East. Contemporary reviews of the novel focused on its artistic style and "colourful" plot.
The title of the novel has inspired subsequent works. Blanch created a book of travel writings title From Wilder Shores: The Tables of My Travels published in 1989. An edited collection of Lesley Blanch's non-novel length works, collected by Georgia de Chamberet, is titled Lesley Blanch: On the Wilder Shores of Love in homage to the novel.
- "On the Wilder Shores of Love: a Bohemian Life by Lesley Blanch, review: 'deliciously readable'". Telegraph.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-04-20.
- "Lesley Blanch: a true original on the wilder shores of exoticism". The Spectator. Retrieved 2016-04-20.
- Fox, Margalit (2007-05-11). "Lesley Blanch, 102, a Writer and Traveler, Dies". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-04-20.