The kindly ones

by Caroline Stickland

Publisher: Headline in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 406 Downloads: 538
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Subjects:

  • Elopement -- Fiction.,
  • England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

Originally published: 2000.

StatementCaroline Stickland.
GenreFiction.
The Physical Object
Pagination406p. ;
Number of Pages406
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18775206M
ISBN 100747262624
OCLC/WorldCa59549865

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I had to listen to the audio book while taking my walks and let all the evil from the novel run down my legs and out the bottom of my feet; so much evil, thus my initial reluctance to write a review and highly recommend%(85).

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