AN EASY DAY FOR A LADY ~
Book review and technical detail AN EASY DAY FOR A LADY ~ Gillian Linscott
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|Title||AN EASY DAY FOR A LADY ~|
|Category||Fiction & Literature|
|Publisher||St Martins Press|
|Publishing Date||1st January, 1970|
In 1910, balked suffragette Nell Bray (Stage Fright, 1993, etc.) takes a breach from angry for the English woman's vote--almost from history itself--by traveling to Chamonix in the achievement of aggressive Mont Blanc, alone to end up alive as translator for a British ancestors for whom the abundance offers no escape from their problems. They're the Mordifords, ancestors of Arthur Mordiford, who was killed, forth with his guide, Lucien Martin, on an beforehand ascend in 1880. Now a berg has assuredly accustomed up Arthur's body, preserved for 30 years with a apprehensive arch wound, and Arthur's brother Gregory, who survived the beforehand ascend alone to abide arctic in a abiding funk, has appear with his children, Beatrice and Benedict, to accompany the anatomy home. Before he can accomplish final arrangements, however, or alike boldness Benedict's amour with Lucien's babe Sylvie, Gregory is fatally berserk during a canonizing crusade to the glacier, and Nell, demography her cue from the account recovered with Arthur's body, sets out to absolve Lucien's widow, Marie--whose ahead buried affiliation with Arthur gives her one of the oldest and arch of motives--by analytic the two murders. Cutting herself off from the actual intrigues that accept been her specialty, Linscott proves that she can circuit an old- ancient addle with the best of the chic of 1910.
Energetic suffragette Nell Bray, off on a climbing holiday, sees a rescue team unearthing an Englishman lost to a glacier thirty years ago and cannot resist getting involved when she learns his death may not have been an accident.
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