Daughter of the House

  • 304 Pages
  • 3.29 MB
  • English
Ulverscroft Large Print
General, Fiction, Fiction - Ge
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7778707M
ISBN 100708982069
ISBN 139780708982068

Daughter of the House. The year is Eliza's life has been utterly transformed since she dove head-first into the bohemian world of the Palmyra Theatre, becoming first a stage player and, since her marriage to impresario Devil Wix, a canny woman of business/5.

Publisher Description The daughter of the house is often overlooked Evelyn Pendragon is spirited but lonely, and largely ignored by her parents whose attentions are taken up with her brother, Nicholas: the expected heir to the family’s Cornish estate and the one who will carry on the Pendragon name.

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A long, appealing yarn of a story, Daughter of the House is a sequel to the author’s earlier The Illusionists but is eminently readable as a stand-alone novel.

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