Description - Vera by Elizabeth von Arnim
Everard Wemyss, a handsome and wealthy stranger, enters Lucy Entwhistle's life on the very day of her father's death. Everard is mourning the loss of his wife, Vera, and he and Lucy are drawn together in their grief. After their marriage and relocation to Everard's isolated mansion, he becomes increasingly abusive, raising questions about the circumstances of Vera's death. This darkly comic novel by the author of Enchanted April is believed to have inspired the Daphne du Maurier classic, Rebecca.
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(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Dover Publications Inc.
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Author Biography - Elizabeth von Arnim
British novelist Elizabeth von Arnim (1866-1941), born Mary Annette Beauchamp, wrote more than 20 books, many of them autobiographical in nature. The Enchanted April, inspired by a month-long visit to the Italian Riviera, is her most popular work and has served as the basis for several movies and plays.