Proud, violent, and impetuous, he despises his first wife, sells his mistress at a county fair, and forms a great love for the teenage gypsy Mirabell Starr. Alongside this turbulent story, runs that of his son David, with enemies of his own, and that of his gentle daughter, Deborah, with placid dreams that will not be realised in her father's house.
©2008 The Estate of Hugh Walpole, 1930, Introduction © Eric Robson; (P)2009 Soundings
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"This is my favourite book of all time."
Having. Read the book countless times, it was a joy to have it read to me.
Listening to it made the story come even more alive..I felt as though I was there in Borrowdale& Keswick as one of the Herries family.
Sir Hugh Walpole is a master storyteller.
When Rogue lifted Mrs Wilson out of the River Derwent.
David Herries, Rogue's son.
If it were possible, most certainly
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