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Raven-haired Minerva, eldest daughter of an impecunious vicar, When the Reverend Charles Armitage, an impecunious country vicar in Regency England, announces that raven-haired Minerva, the eldest of his six daughters, is to have her coming-out in London, the news is not well received by the rest of the family. Mrs. Armitage has one of her Spasms and has to be brought round by burning a quantity of feathers under her nose. Annabelle, the nearest in age to Minerva, is clearly jealous, the boys are all surly, and the other girls just start off crying. Minerva is despatched to Town under the wing of the disreputable old Lady Godolphin. Her task - to find a rich husband and thereby restore the ailing family fortunes. But the other five daughters will all get their chance, because Minerva is but the first volume in The Six Sisters series by Marion Chesney.
Full Product DetailsAuthor: M. C. Beaton
Publisher: Constable and Robinson
Imprint: Robinson Publishing
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Dimensions: Width: 11.10cm , Height: 1.60cm , Length: 17.80cm
ISBN 10: 184901485
Publication Date: 16 February 2012
Audience: General/trade , General
Publisher's Status: Active
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M C Beaton is the author of the hugely successful Agatha Raisin and Hamish Macbeth series, both published by Constable & Robinson. She left a full time career in journalism to turn to writing, and now lives in a village in the Cotswolds very much like Agatha's beloved Carsely.
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