A special edition of Savages by Shirley Conran reissued with a bright retro design to celebrate Pan's 70th anniversary. Five pampered wives accompany their high-powered husbands to an exotic island, expecting to stay aboard their luxury yacht whilst a lucrative mining deal is struck inland. But when a coup breaks out and their spouses are captured by terrorists the women are forced ashore, and left to fend for themselves in the jungle ...As misfortune rains down on the castaways they must battle jungle, cannibalistic natives and their own frightening desires in order to survive. But can this group of spoilt women summon the wits, strength and courage to make it alone? Desperate Housewives meets Lord of the Flies in this riveting bestseller by the author of Lace.
Shirley Conran was born in London and is a former editor on the Daily Mail and the Observer. Her first book, Superwoman, sold more than a million copies worldwide, and was followed by ten other bestsellers. Shirley's ex-husband is designer Sir Terence Conran, and they have two sons, Jasper and Sebastian, both of whom are designers.