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LADY AUDLEY'S SECRET by Mary Elizabeth Braddon

In this week's blog, Stephen Carver looks at Mary Elizabeth Braddon's classic example of Victorian 'Sensation Fiction'  Read it here: 

About the book

The flaxen-haired beauty of the childlike Lady Audley would suggest that she has no secrets. But M.E. Braddon’s classic novel of sensation uncovers the truth about its heroine in a plot involving bigamy, arson and murder.

It challenges assumptions about the nature of femininity and investigates the narrow divide between sanity and insanity, using as its focus one of the most fascinating of all Victorian heroines.

ISBN 9781853267260 £2.50

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