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‘Alice Hartley’s Happiness’ by Philippa Gregory

By oldenglishrose - Last updated: Thursday, May 26, 2011

There are a lot of authors whose books I can pick up without knowing any specifics but with a fair idea of how the book will go.  Dickens?  Deserving poor, a host of comedic supporting characters with amusing names, and a downtrodden central character who is elevated through their own goodness.  Angela Carter?  A twisted, chaotic storyline [...]