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Markham Thorpe Giles Waterfield

Markham Thorpe By Giles Waterfield

Markham Thorpe by Giles Waterfield

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An outstanding example of a classic genre: juicy country-house 'behind the green baize door' fiction.

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Markham Thorpe by Giles Waterfield

Servants know everything. Never trust them. Never fall in love. Ellen, a young maid in the 1840s, enters service at the declining Markham Thorpe: a house where the relationship between masters and servants is not quite it should be. There's one main reason for this, sitting bang in the middle of this mess of sex, power, money and intrigue: the charismatic housekeeper, Mrs Rundell, whose agendas are complex and whose enemies are growing...

About Giles Waterfield

Giles Waterfield was brought up in Paris and Geneva. Having worked at the Royal Pavilion in Brighton and for sixteen years as Director of Dulwich Picture Gallery in London, in 1996 he abandoned arts administration in order to write, teach and curate exhibitions. His first novel, THE LONG AFTERNOON, won the McKitterick Prize in 2001.

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Markham Thorpe by Giles Waterfield
Used - Very Good
Headline Publishing Group
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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