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Author: M J Farrell
Publisher: London : Virago, 1984.
Series: Virago modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One glorious gothic mansion - Garonlea - and two rather different ladies who would be Queen ...Lady Charlotte French-McGrath has successfully ruled over her family with a rod of iron until the arrival of Cynthia: beautiful, young, talented, selfish - and engaged to her son Desmond. When Cynthia enters the Jazz Age, on the surface her life passes in a whirl of hunting, drinking and romance. But the ghosts of Garonlea  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M J Farrell
ISBN: 0860684725 9780860684725
OCLC Number: 10843694
Description: xvi, 320 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Virago modern classics.
Responsibility: M.J. Farrell ; with a new introduction by Polly Devlin.

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*A riotous, enthralling portrait of leisured life at the family home of Garonlea in the early years of the century.  Read more...

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She is akin to Jane Austen in her feeling for the minutae of human behaviour * Polly Devlin * The characterisation of women is first class * Sebastian Faulks * Psychologically sharp, socially knowing Read more...

 
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