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Peculiar Ground

Author: Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Publisher: London : HarperCollins Publishers, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the 17th century, a wall is built around the deer park of a great house. Wychwood is a world in itself, its ornamental lakes and majestic avenues planned by Mr Norris, a master of the new art of landscaping. A world where, after decades of civil war, everyone has something to hide or something to fear, where dissidents hide in the forest and Londoners fleeing the plague are at the gate. Three centuries later, one  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucy Hughes-Hallett
ISBN: 9780008126506 000812650X 0008126526 9780008126520
OCLC Number: 993172885
Notes: Hardback.
Description: 496 pages ; 240 x 159 mm
Responsibility: Lucy Hughes-Hallett.

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`One of the best novels of the year so far' The Times A SPECTATOR BOOK OF THE YEAR `Unlike anything I've read. Haunting and huge, and funny and  Read more...

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`A rich layering of history and fiction ... Erudite, elegant but easy-going ... One of the best novels of the year so far' The Times `Extraordinarily accomplished ... absolutely involving, Read more...

 
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