The Sunlight on the Garden: A Family in Love, War and Madness

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In 1880, housemaid Ada Curtis bore the first of several illegitimate children from her employer, the son of a once-grand family obsessed with its own threadbare nobility. More than a century later, Elizabeth Speller--Ada's great-granddaughter--became inspired by the stories, reinventions, and half-truths in her family's past to set her own record straight. This passionate and intriguing memoir brings to life the hopes and failures of four generations of a family filled with tales of wealth inherited and lost, sexual ...

The Sunlight on the Garden: A Family in Love, War and Madness 2007, Granta Books (UK)

ISBN-13: 9781862079250

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Sunlight on the Garden: A Family in Love, War and Madness 2006, Granta Books

ISBN-13: 9781862078291

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