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Is The Secret Garden author's adult fiction worth a read?

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Like2Chat Thu 30-Oct-14 10:41:03

I heard a radio programme about Frances Burnett, author of The Secret Garden yesterday, and had no idea she had been such a prolific writer. I was captivated by The Secret Garden when I was a girl and wondered if anyone had read any of her adult fiction. If so, is it worth a go?

hackmum Thu 30-Oct-14 17:04:40

I read one of her adult books and just loved it. The Making of a Marchioness it was called.

Like2Chat Thu 30-Oct-14 20:48:51

Thanks, hackmum, I'll give it a whirl.

squoosh Fri 31-Oct-14 15:28:44

I love The Making of a Marchioness too! It should be more widely known (the book that is, not the fact I love it).

TurboTheChicken Tue 04-Nov-14 11:19:51

The Making of a Marchioness is brilliant. If you like that Persephone Books have heaps of similar literature.

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