Mary Wesley A Dubious Legacy

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A Dubious Legacy

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Henry brought his new bride, Margaret, to Cotteshaw in 1944. On the threshold she gave him a black eye and went straight to bed where she remained, apart from the occasional malevolent outburst, for the rest of her life. Two young couples became regular if uneasy house guests over many years, listening, speculating, keeping a watchful eye on Margaret’s door until finally, piecing together the gossip and the rumours, they found themselves tangled in the web of Henry’s life.

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Mary Wesley was born in 1912. Her education took her to the London School of Economics and during the war she worked in the War Office. Her first novel, Jumping the Queue, was published at the age of seventy.

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The story, intertwining the lives of three couples, begins on a summer day in 1954 and ends in 1990. The lives of all are changed by that first day, and the story unfolds in an order that tantalizes our senses and heightens our enjoyment. This is not a romance novel (although the blurb and jacket might entice those readers); it is a novel of morals and morality set in an English country home. The narrator, Anna Massey, is a wonderful reader with a lovely voice and accent. Her voice is a pleasure to listen to although her differentiation of male voices is weak. As usual, Chivers does an excellent job with production values. E.F. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine

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