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The Barnards of Loseby

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John Barnard's wife bore the merchant prince of Loseby ten children. Of those, five now lay buried. The living seemed strangely cursed by fate: One son, a renegade, fled England in disgrace; another, puny and powerless; two daughters, hopelessly imprisoned in the great house. And then there was Mary, cherished and beloved . . . object of an unnatural love that must someday ...more
Paperback, 286 pages
Published August 1977 by Popular Library (first published 1954)
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