The Unseen

by Katherine Webb

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December 2011 Book of the Month.

One of our Great Reads you may have missed in 2011.

A mix of the occult, murder and love – dual time; 1911 and 2010. It is sparked off by the discovery of the body of a First World War soldier in France who has two letters on him. It is these letters that give us the bulk of this hypnotic tale. Good old-fashioned storytelling at its best.

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The Unseen Synopsis

England, 1911. When a free-spirited young woman arrives in a sleepy Berkshire village to work as a maid in the household of The Reverend and Mrs Canning, she sets in motion a chain of events which changes all their lives. For Cat has a past - a past her new mistress is willing to overlook, but will never understand ...This is not all Hester Canning has to cope with. When her husband invites a young man into their home, he brings with him a dangerous obsession...During the long, oppressive summer, the rectory becomes charged with ambition, love and jealousy - with the most devastating consequences.

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ISBN: 9781409154877
Publication date: 26/03/2015
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781409112617
Publication date: 31/03/2011
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
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Book Information

ISBN: 9781409154877
Publication date: 26th March 2015
Author: Katherine Webb
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback
Genres: Books of the Month, eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Relationship Stories,
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About Katherine Webb

Katherine Webb was born in 1977 and grew up in Hampshire before reading History at Durham University. She has since spent time living in London and Venice, and now lives near Bath, UK. Having worked as a waitress, au pair, personal assistant, bookbinder, housemaid, library assistant and seller of fairy costumes, she is now a full-time writer. Her debut novel, The Legacy, won the popular vote for the TV Book Club Summer Read 2010 and was shortlisted for Best New Writer at the 2010 Galaxy National Book Awards. Her subsequent novels The Unseen, A Half Forgotten Song and The Misbegotten were all Sunday ...

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