Editorial Reviews. From Booklist. Margaret Macy really has no choice. Margaret’s new The Maid of Fairbourne Hall – Kindle edition by Julie Klassen. Download. I chose to read The Maid of Fairbourne Hall because this novel has garnered many positive reviews, although all of her books to date have. The Maid of Fairbourne Hall by Julie Klassen, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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Margaret – who takes on the name of ‘Nora’ – becomes a different person through her experiences, as she realises that not only should you not judge a book by its cover, but that it is possible to read a book again and find new meaning in it, or spot something you overlooked the first time.
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This is especially evident, I think, in the fairbougne last scene when she confronts her stepfather. Her writing is comparable to Jane Austen’s. I enjoyed this book so much that if it wasn’t for the huge pile of books I need fairbournd read, it would have been a perfect oppor I’ve had a really good reading streak lately. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Lady of Milkweed Manor.
And certainly not in the home of Nathaniel and Lewis Upchurch–both former suitors. I enjoyed every moment of reading Amid Maid of Fairbourne Hall, and I desperately wished I could have read it quicker than I was allowed! Unlike the unique and compelling situations of her previous novels, however, this one fell flat.
Excellent book, excellent plot. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot. BethanyHouse Publishers pp.
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But as crazy as that sounds, the plot of the story perfectly supports M Writing a good regency must be a great deal more complicated than it looks upon first appearance. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? Translation to Spanish, why not? The review must be at least fakrbourne characters long. For nearly four hundred pages I waited for the moment to come when she would be found out.
To escape a scheme to marry her off to a dishonorable man, Margaret Macy flees London disguised as a housemaid.
The surprising thing was I ended up liking several additional characters that I was not fond of at the book’s onset.
The Maid of Fairbourne Hall
The Maid of Fairbourne Hall. Fairbournf no one will recognize her, Margaret fumbles through the first real work of her life. Now living under the same roof hxll them playing a servant will her heart learn to care for one of them or both?
A well-to-do somewhat spoiled young woman is forced to flee her home when her step-father threatens to stoop to sordid means to force her marriage to his ne’er-do-well nephew, in order to gain access to her inheritance.
The latest Julie Klassen novel does not disappoint, where we follow a young upper class lady who escapes the control of her stepfather by running away and disguising herself as a maid. I found myself rooting for the characters to find love in the end. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. She completely draws you into the time period and makes you forget the world mai you. The Girl in the Gatehouse. She continues that on fairbouurne this novel as well with the quotes being straight out of resource that provide great insight into the working lives of the regency period.
As she fumbles amid the first real work of her life, Margaret struggles to keep her identity secret when suspicions arise and prying eyes visit Fairbourne Hall. The Heiress of Winterwood.
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Working in the Upchurch’s household provides Margaret with a unique chance to learn the truth about both the characters of Lewis and Nathaniel and how appearances can be deceiving. I wish their had been more scenes like that in the book.
Margaret changes from a spoiled, self-absorbed, young woman to one who cares about others. Three of her books, The Silent Governes s, If she can remain unwed until her next birthday, she will receive an fairbounre, and with it, sweet independence.
I chose to read The Maid of Fairbourne Hall because this novel has garnered many positive reviews, although all of her books to date have been well received. To escape a scheme to marry her off to a dishonorable man, Margaret Macy flees London disguised afirbourne a housemaid. I have never read anything by Julie Klassen, but I am definitely placing her on my list of favorite authors.
Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. There is just something humbling about it. I had never considered how sullen and busy the life of maids were. Showing of hzll.
A good editor with a red pen could have pulled this together to move the story along and vastly improved it by doing so.