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The Spoils of Poynton by Henry James

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The Spoils of Poynton
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Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
ISBN/ASIN: 0809594048
Number of pages: 252

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Mrs Gereth is convinced that Fleda Vetch would make the perfect daughter-in-law. Only the dreamy, highly-strung young woman can genuinely appreciate, and perhaps eventually share, Mrs Gereth's passion for her 'things' - the antique treasures she has amassed at Poynton Park in the south of England. Owen Gereth, however, has inconveniently become engaged to the uncultured Mona Brigstock...

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