The Resource The wife's tale, Christine Wells

The wife's tale, Christine Wells

Label
The wife's tale
Title
The wife's tale
Statement of responsibility
Christine Wells
Creator
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An unforgettable novel that transports the reader from modern-day Australia to the windswept Isle of Wight and the courtrooms of London in the 1780s. With her marriage on the rocks, workaholic lawyer Liz Jones agrees to visit Seagrove, a stately home on the Isle of Wight, while she quietly investigates its provenance on behalf of a client. When she discovers Seagrove is linked to a notorious eighteenth-century court case, Liz becomes fascinated – not only by the house and its history, but also by its current owners. In the winter of 1789, the infamous Delany Nash scandalised London when details of her alleged affair with her husband's brother were aired in a public courtroom. Yet her journals reveal an extraordinary woman's tale of passion, betrayal and heartbreak. Captivated by Delany's story, Liz delves into her research but the more she uncovers, the more she risks jeopardising the future of everyone at Seagrove. For there are dark secrets that surround the house, and when the truth emerges the repercussions will echo down through the centuries
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
The wife's tale, Christine Wells
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The wife's tale, Christine Wells
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
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Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn935307816
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
viii, 439 pages
Isbn
9780143799894
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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