A Pretty, Courageous Young Widow, Faced With The Task Of Bringing Up Three Children And Making Her Way Alone In The World, Is The Appealing Heroine Of This Touching Love Story Executed With DE Stevenson S Characteristic Freshness And CharmThe Thirty Ninth Novel From The Beloved Author Of The Blue Sapphire, Bel Lamington, And Fletcher S Eng This New Work Centers Around Katherine Wentworth, Married At The Age Of Nineteen To A Man With Whom She Was Very Much In Love Widowed After Only Four Years Of Happiness With Gerald, Katherine Is Left To Bring Up Her Stepson, Simon, As Well As Her Own Twins, Daisy And DenisKatherine S Struggle To Raise Her Children Wisely Is One Which Will Move Every Reader Deeply Told In First Person, The Story Sensitively Evokes The Personality Of Katherine S Husband, Whose Many Outstanding Qualities Are Now Perpetuated In His Children When Simon, Growing To Manhood, Suddenly Becomes Heir To The Family Fortunes, He Faces The Difficult Decision Of Either Moving To The Estate Of His Domineering Grandfather Or Giving Up The Inheritance To Remain Free, As His Father Did Before HimWhile Simon Wrestles With His Problem, Katherine Finds Romance Entering Her Life In The Person Of Alec Maclaren, The Brother Of An Old Friend Thrown Together On A Vacation In The Scottish Highlands, The Two Realize In Each Other S Company A New Zest For Living, And Soon Katherine Is Faced With A Future That Promises She Will No Longer Be AloneAs In Her Many Other Works, DE Stevenson Has Again Created A Realistic World Of Warm, Believable People Whose Company Brings Delight To The Reader From The Dust Jacket Flaps
Robert Louis Stevenson.D.E Stevenson had an enormously successful writing career between 1923 and 1970, four million copies of her books were sold in Britain and three million in the States Like E.F Benson, Ann Bridge, O Douglas or Dorothy L Sayers to name but a few her books are funny, intensely readable, engaging and dependable.
- 279 pages
- Katherine Wentworth
- D.E. Stevenson
- 26 May 2017 D.E. Stevenson