Monday, November 16, 2009

A proper education for girls - Elaine di Rollo

Lilian and are the bright young twin daughters of the eccentric Mr Talbot, who resides in a huge mansion stuffed full of fossils, inventions, suits of armour, botanical specimens and other elements of his sprawling collection of curiosities.
When Lilian rebels against Victorian standards of morality she is packed off to India as the bride of a dreary missionary, leaving Alice alone and in danger of falling victim to her fathers bizarre and hair-raising schemes.........

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