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Closing ranks

Author: Dirk Bogarde
Publisher: London ; New York : Viking, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"There have been Grayles at Hartleap since Canute. They know this and are proud of the fact." "Now they stand in a semi-circle round the bed of the very last of their nannies, who is quietly slipping away. Ada Stephens - known as Nanny Grayle, and well into her nineties - is saying farewell. There they stand, the old, the young, all of them at one time or another 'her' children. In the strange clarity which comes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dirk Bogarde
ISBN: 0670874191 9780670874194
OCLC Number: 36821887
Description: 281 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Dirk Bogarde.

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Beau Grayle was a wartime hero with a dreadful dark secret. As Nanny Grayle slips away, the family's home, Hartleap, seemed to be sliding into the grave with her. As the tide of terrible truth rises,  Read more...

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