Mary Wesley Harnessing Peacocks

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Harnessing Peacocks

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Hebe sits in the darkness and listens to her hypocritical grandparents and her older siblings discuss how her unexpected pregnancy must be terminated to avoid the shame it will bring. Determined to raise her child, she flees into the night with only her mother's jewellery to support her.

Twelve years later she is living happily alone in Cornwall, whilst her son attends an expensive private school. Hebe has harnessed her two great talents - cooking and making love - to make a living for herself, but when the separate strands of her life become intangled the even tenor of her days is threatened, and her world changes forever.

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"Delightful, intelligent entertainment" ( Sunday Telegraph)

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Book Description Vintage. Book Condition: New. Hebe listens in the darkness of the hall to a family conference. The stern hypocrisy of her grandfather is winning the day. He has summoned her three horsey sisters' successful husbands and they are discussing Hebe's unexpected pregnancy. The decision, unanimous, is that it be terminated. Hebe, dissenting, flees into the night. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: FA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 131 x 17. Weight in Grams: 202. . 2007. New Ed. Paperback. . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780099501688

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