The Maid of Buttermere
Hodder & Stoughton, 2012/06/21 - 480 ページ
Melvyn Bragg's highly-acclaimed bestselling historical novel, the story behind one of the 19th century's greatest scandals.
Set in the Lake District in the early 19th century, the riveting story of an imposter, bigamist and fortune hunter who came to grief by falling helplessly in love with the famed 'Maid of Buttermere'.
'A vivid and erudite tour de force'
Format 129 mm x 198 mm
Markets: BCN inc can
Melvyn Bragg has written fourteen novels as well as several works of non-fiction, including a bestseliing biography of Richard Burton. He is editor and presenterof The South Bank Show.
BIRTHPLACE: Wigton, Cumbria
WHEREABOUTS: London and Cumbria
PREVIOUS BOOKS: AUTUMN MANOEUVRES, CRYSTAL ROOMS, FOR WANT OF A NAIL, JOSH LAWTON, A TIME TO DANCE, THE NERVE, THE SECOND INHERITANCE, THE SILKEN NET, WITHOUT A CITY WALL, THE HIRED MAN, A PLACE IN ENGLAND and KINGDOM COME (all Sceptre)
*Review copies to be sent to national and regional press, magazines, TV and radio
(1)Newly-jacketed edition of one of Bragg's most popular and critically-acclaimed novels.
(2) The re-issue will be part of the Sceptre promotion.
(3) Film option sold.
(4) Sales over 130,000.
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