Melvyn Bragg The Maid of Buttermere

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The Maid of Buttermere

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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'.

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Melvyn Bragg's highly-acclaimed bestselling historical novel, the story behind one of the 19th century's greatest scandals.

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Melvyn Bragg's highly-acclaimed bestselling historical novel presents 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' - Penelope Lively. 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 presenter of "The South Bank Show". His birthplace is Wigton, Cumbria. His whereabouts are: London and Cumbria. His previous books include: "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); and "The Promotion."

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