Pdf Read [The Governess] ↠ Evelyn Hervey


The Governess

Evelyn Hervey ↠ 7 Review Read ¶ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ↠ Evelyn Hervey Read ´ The Governess ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB O save herself from the gallows In doing so she uncovers the dark secrets which the family is trying to hide behind a veneer of Victorian respectabili. A detective story set in the Victorian times A bleak copy cat of Conan Doyle s and Christie s style leaves much to be desired However the plot is original Might help to kill time aboard a plane or train

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Evelyn Hervey ↠ 7 Review Read ¶ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ↠ Evelyn Hervey Read ´ The Governess ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB When Harriet Unwin takes the position of governess in the well to do Thackerton household it would seem that fortune has smiled on her at last That is. 35 stars I really wanted to like this one better The first few chapters were charming and looked like a promising set up for a mystery but once it got fairly started it was the way the mystery investigation was handled that frustrated me a bit Perhaps I ve been spoiled a bit by reading so many top notch Golden Age mysteries Both Miss Unwin s investigations and Sergeant Drewd s seemed awfully haphazard each new inuiry prompted by something that had just handily turned up And the scene where Miss Unwin thinks and thinks and can t imagine a single possible motive for anybody in the house good heavens girl use your imagination I could think of thousandsAnd then I knew who the murderer was right from the scene where the murder was discovered I didn t know the motive till it was explained later on but I knew who Oh well The Victorian setting was nicely done and it s a clean read too a pleasant surprise for a later mid 1980s book The light old fashioned style is a nice fit for the era of the story I actually wouldn t have guessed it was written in the 80s without being told So if you re looking for a pleasant mystery but don t expect anything too challenging The Governess is a pretty nice oneIncidentally the Bloomsbury Reader ebook edition is evidently missing a sizeable chunk of conversation near the end of Chapter 15 The gist of it is mentioned in the subseuent chapter so the only thing you really miss out on is apparently the fleshing out of a supporting charactersuspect

Evelyn Hervey ↠ 7 Review

Evelyn Hervey ↠ 7 Review Read ¶ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB ↠ Evelyn Hervey Read ´ The Governess ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Until William Thackerton is found stabbed and Harriet accused of murderIn a desperate attempt to prove her innocence she embarks on a daring scheme t. This British mystery is written as if it is London in 1870 Harriet Unwin has worked herself up from being a parish orphan sent out as household help to now becoming a governess of a young boy in one of the grand houses of London In an unexpected stroke of luck another of the parish orphans who had been her good friend growing up was also working as a maid in the same household The Master of the House being a member of the Nouveau Riche was a stickler for proper protocol The Master Thackerton demanded a nightly whisky and seltzer just before he went to bed Things began to go terribly wrong when the master was stabbed to death right after receiving his nightly drink And Miss Unwin was the prime suspect

  • ebook
  • 208
  • The Governess
  • Evelyn Hervey
  • English
  • 21 October 2020
  • 9781448202904

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