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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (754 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Barbara Vine Narrator: Robert Powell Publisher: AudioGO Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The First Lord Nanther clearly hoped to be the subject of an admiring posthumous biography. Having built a name for himself as Queen Victoria's favoured physician - expert on blood diseases and particularly the royal disease of haemophilia - he fastidiously set about recording the details of his eminent life, carefully cataloguing every significant letter, diary and medical essay that he'd written.

But when the present Lord Nanther begins to research the life of his great-grandfather, he soon realises there is little of interest in his ancestor's dry-as-dust account. Indeed, he begins to suspect that these old records conceal more than they reveal....

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Julia | 2/17/2014

    " A very interesting and enjoyable book... totally different to Barbara Vine's/Ruth Rendells' usual works. She is a great storyteller, but sometimes lacks depth. This novel combined both elements really well. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Cecilie | 12/29/2013

    " There is something about this book that captivates my mind and heart. I can't put my finger on it. It happens very seldom that I want to read / listen to a book a 2nd time but this book is an exception. Guess, this review isn't all that helpful but I can warmly recommend this book. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Karen Hogan | 12/26/2013

    " The plot seemed interesting. But for me it was actually slow paced. I didnt finish. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Ange | 12/16/2013

    " Good, but not on my favorites list "

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