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The unforgiving city: Maggie Joel.

The unforgiving city: Maggie Joel.
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400259578 AFA MAG
Australian Fiction   Gunnedah . . Available .  
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ISBN 9781760875251
Name Joel, Maggie author.
Title The unforgiving city Maggie Joel.
Published 2019
Description 425 pages ; 24 cm.
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 424-425)
Summary Secrets and lies throw three lives into chaos in the last days of the nineteenth century. Colonial Sydney in the final weeks of the nineteenth century: a city striving for union and nationhood but dogged by divisions so deep they threaten to derail, not just the Federation, but the colony itself. There are chasms opening too when a clandestine note reaches the wrong hands in the well-to-do household of aspiring politician Alasdair Dunlevy and his wife Eleanor. Below stairs, their maid Alice faces a desperate situation with her wayward sister. Despite sharing a house, Eleanor, Alice and Alasdair are each alone in their torment and must each find some solution, but at what cost to themselves and those they love? Evocative, immediate and involving, this is the sweeping story of three people, their passions and ambitions, and the far-flung ripples their choices will cause.
Subjects Families -- Fiction
Family secrets
Spouses
Women household employees
Genre Australian fiction
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