Closing Ranks

Closing Ranks

The Grayles have lived at Hartleap since Canute. They know this and are proud of the fact. Now they stand round the bed of their eldest nanny who is about to slip away.

Ada Stephens Â? known as Nanny Grayle and well into her nineties Â? will not go quietly. In the strange clarity which comes with the last remission, she looks at the saddened faces about her and surprises them all. She says that the most adored of her charges, Rufus, is 'tainted' and that his father,… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (October 28, 2011)

Collection: Bloomsbury Reader

Page count: 312 pages

Language: English

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