The Beacon

The Beacon

Book - 2008
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When Fleet Street journalist Frank Prime publishes a misery memoir describing his pitiful childhood in the north of England, his siblings--especially dutiful spinster May, who remained at home to care for their dying mother--are bewildered by his invented personal history.
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2008
ISBN: 9780701183400
0701183403
Branch Call Number: FIC Hill 6939
Characteristics: 154 p

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KarenW
Jan 12, 2016

Pretty good story of a family dealing with a secret that has destroyed their lives in a small farming community because of the actions of one of their own. This fast pared down story is reminiscent of Ruth Rendell/Barbara Vine without a really satisfying ending. But you decide...

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