Absentee (Maria Edgeworth) - скачать книгу , читать онлайн


2 Фев 2013

Автор: Maria Edgeworth

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Lord Colambre can see that his pretentious mothers social ambitions earn her nothing but contempt from Londons fashionable society.

And its come to his attention that his fathers finances have suffered a good deal underwriting his wifes extravagances.

Anxious about his familys fortunes, Colambre departs Cambridge for Ireland to assess his fathers estates firsthand.

There he finds his absent fathers tenants sorely put upon by the estates agent.

Colambre races to stop his father from both destroying the lives of local peasants and throwing their family into ruins, but theres one conditionone hes sure will make his mother truly unhappy.

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