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The secret rooms : a true Gothic mystery

Author: Catherine Bailey
Publisher: London : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At 6 am on 21 April 1940 John the 9th Duke of Rutland, and one of Britain's wealthiest men, ended his days, virtually alone, lying on a makeshift bed in a dank cramped suite of rooms in the servants' quarters of his own home, Belvoir Castle, in Leicestershire.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: John Henry Montagu Manners Rutland, Duke of; John Henry Montagu Manners Rutland, Duke of
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Bailey
ISBN: 0670917559 9780670917556
OCLC Number: 770226401
Description: ix, 466 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Catherine Bailey.

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Gripping. Reads like the best kind of mystery story. It is a tale of mistresses and heirlooms, cowardice and connivance Sunday Times 'Astonishing, jaw-dropping, superb. Horrifying, extraordinary Read more...

 
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