The Thirteenth Tale

The Thirteenth Tale

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Paperback Published on: 05/09/2019
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Synopsis

Everybody has a story... Angelfield House stands abandoned and forgotten. It was once home to the March family: fascinating, manipulative Isabelle; brutal, dangerous Charlie; and the wild, untamed twins, Emmeline and Adeline. But the house hides a chilling secret which strikes at the very heart of each of them, tearing their lives apart... Now Margaret Lea is investigating Angelfield's past, and its mysterious connection to the enigmatic writer Vida Winter. Vida's history is mesmering - a tale of ghosts, governesses, and gothic strangeness. But as Margaret succumbs to the power of her storytelling, two parallel stories begin to unfold... What has Angelfield been hiding? What is the secret that strikes at the heart of Margaret's own, troubled life? And can both women ever confront the ghosts that haunt them...? The Thirteenth Tale is a spellbinding mystery, a love letter to storytelling, and a modern classic.

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9781409192954
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Weight: 336g
  • Dimensions: 196 x 130 x 36 mm

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The Thirteenth Tale
Stunning twisted and hauntingly beautiful
This novel is a revelation, a hauntingly beautiful tale right from the word go, and I cannot sing, shout or blog its praises loudly enough! The story it... READ MORE
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The Thirteenth Tale
Excellent read
This is the third book by Diane Setterfield I have ready, and thoroughly enjoyed.
Tenterden