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    • ISBN:9781444767421
    • Publication date:09 May 2013

The Inn On The Marsh

A fascinating story of scandal, betrayal and debauchery

By Lena Kennedy

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Time alone would heal the sorrows of Hollinbury, bright dreams banish the old unhappy ghosts . . .

Time alone would heal the sorrows of Hollinbury, bright dreams banish the old unhappy ghosts . . .

The Malted Shovel, exuberant heart and soul of Hollinbury Hamlet, buzzed with talk while the ale flowed. Talk of Dumb Lukey's crazed acts and the romance between Lucinda and Joe Lee, the Thames bargee. Talk of the Crimea and the terror of Napoleon.

At the tavern, hard-headed Beatrice and her sister Dot care for their invalid father and for Lucinda, their pretty orphaned niece. The inn is their livelihood but village business is ever Beat's business too. And now some dark cloud has descended on them all . . .

Biographical Notes

Lena Kennedy lived all her life in the East End of London and wrote with great energy about the people and times she knew there. She was 67 before her first novel, MAGGIE, was accepted for publication. Since then her bestselling novels have shown her to be among the finest and best loved of contemporary novelists. She died in August 1986.

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  • ISBN: 9781444767414
  • Publication date: 04 Jul 2013
  • Page count: 464
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
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