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The Workhouse Girl by Dilly Court
  

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Circumstances force eight-year-old Sarah and her widowed mother to enter the notorious St Giles and St George's Workhouse.

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The Workhouse Girl by Dilly Court

When her mother dies in childbirth, the independent-minded Sarah falls foul of the workhouse master, Trigg and his cruel wife. Sarah's ordeal seems to be over when a sugar mill owner takes her into his home. But her wealthy benefactor reports Trigg and his wife. And blaming Sarah for their misfortune, in a fit of revenge, the couple decide to take the law into their own hands.


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An excellent, well-researched read. * People's Friend *


About the Author

Dilly Court grew up in North-east London and began her career in television, writing scripts for commercials. She is married with two grown-up children and four grandchildren, and now lives in Dorset on the beautiful Jurassic Coast with her husband. She is the author of seventeen novels and also writes under the name of Lily Baxter.

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Publication date

12th September 2013

Author

Dilly Court

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Author's Website

www.dillycourt.com
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Publisher

Arrow Books Ltd an imprint of Cornerstone

Format

Paperback
496 pages

Categories

Family Drama
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ISBN

9780099562627

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