The house was built in the Old Queen's time - built for an Elizabethan pirate who was knighted for the plunder he brought home. It survived many eras, many reigns - it saw the passing of Cromwell and the Civil War. It became rich with an Indian Nabob and poor with a twentieth century innkeeper. It was wars, and lovers, and death. Children were born there, both heirs and bastards. It had ghosts and legends and a history that grew stranger with every generation.
The house was Merravay - and its story stretched over four hundred years...
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Norah Lofts was one of the best-known and best-loved of all historical novelists and many of her books remain in print today. Anne Boleyn is one of her rare - yet highly successful - forays into non-fiction and displays her trademark application of authentic period detail to a gripping narrative. Her fictionalised account of Anne Boleyn's life, The Concubine, was a huge bestseller in the UK and US. Lofts wrote more than fifty books.
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Descrizione libro Amereon Ltd, 1982. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110891902252