The Jagged Window
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The Jagged Window : A dramatic saga of family and ambition

2.85 (7 ratings by Goodreads)
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Edward Maichin is the golden boy of the Chapels. But at home, Edward's hidden darkness runs riot: his Irish Catholic mother, has no control over him since his father, Ellis, fled to America; his two brothers, Rhys and Caspar, live in fear of him. Only Theo, his imaginative younger sister, dares defy him. A suspicious death halts Edward's rise, forcing the family out of the valley, to the mines of the North-East, where Theo's talent for writing begins to match her brother's skills in social climbing. But when Theo takes a position as companion to a strange old woman, she discovers a family even more complex and vulnerable than her own...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 112 x 178 x 27mm | 230g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Book Publishing
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 074725978X
  • 9780747259787

Review quote

If you like a homespun yarn, you'll love this * Belfast Telegraph * Her work is inspiring and challenging * Sunderland Echo * Very good stuff * Darlington Echo * Wendy Robertson tells a good tale and her characters have a depth and life; even apparently ordinary people are made fascinating by the events around them * Northern Echo *show more

About Wendy Robertson

Wendy Robertson grew up in the North of England, one of four children. A full-time writer since 1989, she also runs a writing group and workshops for new writers, and is Writer In Residence at Long Newton Prison..show more

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