Fiction Melvyn Bragg The Maid of Buttermere

ISBN 13: 9780340401736

The Maid of Buttermere

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9780340401736: The Maid of Buttermere

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'

Penelope Lively

Price:£6.99

Edition:Re-issue

Format 129 mm x 198 mm

Imprint:Sceptre

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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)

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(1)Newly-jacketed edition of one of Bragg's most popular and critically-acclaimed novels.

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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'.

Product Description:

The story of an imposter and bigamist, who travels to the North where he marries "the maid of Buttermere", a young woman whose natural beauty inspired the dreams and confirmed the theories of a=early 19th century writers.

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