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Mary Ann Sate, Imbecile

Author: Alice Jolly
Publisher: London : Unbound, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Tiny, hare-lipped orphan Mary Ann Sate - persecuted for her 'devil's mark' and dismissed as a half-wit - is taken in by Mr Harland Cottrell as a servant in the Stroud Valleys of the 1830s. Living in total obscurity, she dies without leaving a trace, it seems, beyond a single line in the local death register- 'Mary Ann Sate, 9 October 1887, Imbecile'. But Mary Ann was cleverer and more observant than those around  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Novels in verse
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Jolly
ISBN: 9781783525508 1783525509
OCLC Number: 1051222440
Description: 1 online resource (640 pages)
Responsibility: Alice Jolly.

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`I would place it among the classics of this century and the last' Sally Bayley, author of Girl With DoveIf you tell a story oft enough So it become true As the nineteenth century draws towards a  Read more...

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