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The uninvited guests [electronic resource] / Sadie Jones.

Jones, Sadie. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780062116536 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0062116533 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2012.

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Formatted Contents Note: Edward Swift departs -- A dreadful accident -- Smelts and smithereens -- A most unpleasant game -- Abandon -- The resting place -- The starlight bath -- Edward Swift returns.
Summary, etc.: A grand old manor house deep in the English countryside will open its doors to reveal the story of an unexpectedly dramatic day in the life of one eccentric, rather dysfunctional, and entirely unforgettable family. Set in the early years of the twentieth century, award-winning author Sadie Jones's The Uninvited Guests is, in the words of Jacqueline Winspear, the New York Times bestselling author of the Maisie Dobbs mysteries A Lesson in Secrets and Elegy for Eddie, "a sinister tragi-comedy of errors, in which the dark underbelly of human nature is revealed in true Shakespearean fashion."
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: England > Social life and customs > 20th century > Fiction.
Parties > England > 20th century > Fiction.
Manors > England > 20th century > Fiction.
Accident victims > Fiction.
Family secrets > Fiction.
Dysfunctional families > Fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Paranormal fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Suspense fiction.
Electronic books.

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