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Far Above Rubies (Hardback)Anne-Marie Vukelic (author)
Hardback Published: 31/05/2010
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'So if I was on the edge of reason, who was to blame? I for not disciplining my boisterous thoughts, or my husband for pushing me beyond the limits of what any woman should have to bear'? Married to one of the most famous novelists of the Victorian era, the life of Catherine Dickens is as absorbing as any of Charles Dickens' novels. Set against the backdrop of 19th Century London, Catherine recounts her own story of her marriage to a restless, mercurial husband. With a sharp sense of time and place, Catherine brings to life a series of well-known Victorians, William Thackeray, Wilkie Collins and the colourful Count D'Orsay, who live once more through the pages of this intriguing novel. Many fascinating people lie in tombs above which 'no Trophies are raised'. Catherine Dickens may be one to whom this applies, but here she speaks for herself...
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
Weight: 544 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 30 mm
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