Charity - Lesley Pearse (Paperback)

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Charity Stratton's bleak childhood is changed for ever when both her parents are killed in a fire. Separated by the authorities from her younger brothers and sister, Charity is sent out to work as a skivvy in a boys' boarding school. Her loneliness and misery are eased when she falls deeply in love with the dashing but fickle sixth-former.

Product Details

Barcode
9780099557470
Department
Books
Released
3 Mar 2011
Supply Source
UK

Book

Author
Lesley Pearse
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Cornerstone
Language
English
Number of Pages
688
Dimensions
198 x 129 x 36mm (490g)

Annotation

Charity Stratton's bleak childhood is changed for ever when both her parents are killed in a fire. Her loneliness and misery are eased when she falls deeply in love with the dashing but fickle sixth-former, Hugh Mainwaring, but when she discovers she is pregnant with Hugh's baby she soon realises just how alone she really is.

Summary

An unputdownable tale of an orphan’s triumph over suffering and adversity.


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Fiction

General Subject
Saga/Historical
BISAC Subject 1
Fiction / Sagas
BISAC Subject 2
Fiction / General
BISAC Subject 3
Fiction / Contemporary Women
BISAC Subject 4
Fiction / General
BIC Classification 1
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Dewey Classification
823.914
Readership
General (US: Trade)

Author Bio

Lesley Pearse was born in Rochester, Kent, but has lived in the West Country for over thirty years. She has three daughters and two grandsons. She is the author of twenty novels and now writes full-time.