The glass of time : the secret life of Miss Esperanza Gorst : narrated by herself (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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The glass of time : the secret life of Miss Esperanza Gorst : narrated by herself

Author: Michael Cox
Publisher: London : John Murray, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"1876. Nineteen-year-old orphan Esperanza Gorst arrives at a great country house of Evenwood to be interviewed for the position of lady's-maid by the 26th Baroness Tansor, the former Miss Emily Carteret." "But Esperanza is no ordinary servant. She has been sent by her guardian, the mysterious Madame de l'Orme. Her task is to uncover the dark and dangerous secrets that her new mistress has sought to conceal, and to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Psychological fiction
Suspense fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Cox
ISBN: 9780719597206 071959720X 9780719596803 0719596807 9780393067736 0393067734
OCLC Number: 230989925
Description: ix, 534 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Michael Cox.

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When the secrets you keep don't want to be kept . . .  Read more...

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'A mystery worthy of Wilkie Collins, combining all the ingredients of a Gothic romance ? disinherited heroines, dissolute heroes, revenge and remorse ? with a very modern sense of pace' * The Times * Read more...

 
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