The Drago Tree

The Drago Tree

Author(s): Isobel Blackthorn

Location(s): Lanzarote

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): Contemporary



Haunted by demons past and present, geologist Ann Salter seeks sanctuary on the exotic island of Lanzarote. There she meets charismatic author Richard Parry and indigenous potter Domingo, and together they explore the island.

Ann’s encounters with the island’s hidden treasures becomes a journey deep inside herself as she struggles to understand who she was, who she is, and who she wants to be.

Set against a panoramic backdrop of dramatic island landscapes and Spanish colonial history, The Drago Tree is an intriguing tale of betrayal, conquest and love, in all its forms.

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Book Reviews

Lead Review

This is the story of Ann Salter, a geologist who goes to Lanzarote for some solitude and thinking time, now that her marriage has come to an end. An early flirtation doesn’t really blossom...

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A strong portrayal of the island of Lanzarote


I bought this to read before my first visit to the island and was very glad I had. The author brings the place to life so vividly with a combination of description and cultural...

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