HER FATHER'S HOUSE ~
Book review and technical detail HER FATHER'S HOUSE ~ Emma Sinclair
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|Title||HER FATHER'S HOUSE ~|
|Category||Fiction & Literature|
|Publisher||St Martins Pr|
|Publishing Date||1st January, 1970|
One of those Made in England belief continued on bloodlines and antique and beneath alert of the close activity of characters bent up in a plot-driven account of love, greed, and a Great House. As the Germans beforehand beyond France, British agent Charles Veryan, French-born wife Monique, and their ten-year-old babe Jennie almost escape animate back the address they lath to cantankerous the Channel is austere and Charles is abominably burned. Safe in England at Trevellan, the age-old Veryan acreage in Cornwall, Jennie and Monique try to acclimatize to their new ambience while Charles recovers. Grandfather Philip is abrupt and affronted by Monique's abortion to aftermath a macho heir, grandmother Florence is affectionate and wise, but Aunt Laura and abhorrent son Clive--who accept designs on the acreage and are appropriately the appointed villains of the story--are awful and spiteful. Charles gets able-bodied but insists to everyone's abruptness on ambience off anon for Singapore, which he alcove aloof as the Japanese arrive, so that he is anon feared dead. Monique joins the French Resistance to allay her affliction and dies a heroine's afterlife in France; Jennie is consoled by her accord with Mark Curnow, the acreage manager's son; and Laura's chicane to accept Clive accustomed as Trevellan's beneficiary accelerate. The arena is set for decades of binding misunderstandings; apprehension of aphotic secrets; and loves found, absent and refound, as adventurous Jennie tries to locate her father, still animate in Singapore but an amnesiac with some abashing secrets; rescues Trevellan from the bargain block as Clive begins affairs off the ancestors treasures; and extricates herself from her black alliance to test-pilot Guy so that she can be with her accurate adulation Mark. All ends well, of course, as houses and hearts acquisition adulation and redemption. Romance fiction with Masterpiece Theatre gloss.
A young girl is brought up in her father's house by his extended family, until she grows up and runs off to Singapore to find him and get him to reveal his painful secrets."
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