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|Charlotte's Inheritance by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1835 - 1915)
A lesser known novel by the sensational English novelist, Charlotte's Inheritance opens in Paris in a dilapidated boarding house let to students by a scarcely adequate landlady. Enter Gustave, a young provincial, arriving in Paris supposedly to study law, but in reality as the proposed husband of the dour and unattractive daughter of his sponsor. Unable to tolerate the life arranged for him, Gustave quits the boarding house but recommends it to a mysterious young English widow who approaches him for assistance. ( Lynne Thompson)
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- Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (Mary Elizabeth Braddon) : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Elizabeth_Braddon
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- Number of sections (files) this project will have: 38
- Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: No
- Original publication date (if known): 1868
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Genres for the project: General Fiction/Published 1800 -1900
Keywords that describe the book: paris, student, boarding house, widow
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