Vera / Elizabeth von Arnim ; read by Nicki Paull Elizabeth 1866-1941

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Elizabeth 1866-1941
Grief - Fiction.; Fiction in English - Australian writers - 1890-1945 - Texts; Young women - Fiction.
One sunny day, at noon, twenty-two-year-old Lucy Entwhistle stands leaning on a cottage garden gate, staring out at the sea. Her beloved father has died but three hours ago, and she is dazed with grief. Then middle-aged Everard Wemyss passes by, in a state of miserable distraction. Recently bereaved himself, he is drawn to Lucy by their mutual pain. Each seeking sanctuary in the other, the two are soon married. But one thing casts a shadow across their union: Vera, Everard's first wife, who died in a violent accident - in which Everard is suspected of being involved...
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