The Daughters of Mrs Peacock

The Daughters of Mrs Peacock

The Peacocks are five in family: father, mother, and three daughters. The year is 1870 or thereabouts. But though the opening chapter has the cool detachment of a 'period piece', it is not long before we are caught up in a passionate concern with the girls' love affairs and the undercurrent of conflict between the two generations. By his self-imposed discipline of Victorianism Mr Bullett has succeeded in creating a story more tense and exciting than many a self-styled… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (September 14, 2012)

Collection: Bloomsbury Reader

Page count: 300 pages

Language: English

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