The Asylum

The Asylum

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a€œHarwood, master of creeping Victorian horror, does it again . . . Twisted in every sense of the word and wonderfully atmospheric.a€a€”Booklist Confused and disoriented, Georgina Ferrars awakens in a small room in Tregannon House, a remote asylum in England. She has no memory of the past few weeks. The doctor, Maynard Straker, tells her that she admitted herself under the name Lucy Ashton, then suffered a seizure. When she insists he has mistaken her for someone else, Dr. Straker sends a telegram to her uncle, who replies that Georgina Ferrars is at home with him in London: a€œYour patient must be an imposter.a€ Suddenly her voluntary confinement becomes involuntary. Who is the woman in her unclea€™s house? Georginaa€™s perilous quest to free herself takes us from a cliffside cottage on the Isle of Wight to the secret passages of Tregannon House and into a web of hidden family ties on which her survival depends. a€œRedolent with a sense of foreboding . . . This gothic tale will sweep you up into the very heart of Victorian England. A splendid read!a€a€”Historical Novel Society, Editorsa€™ Choice a€œA richly textured . . . [and] masterfully constructed narrative . . . Readers are guaranteed a thoroughly diverting time in Harwooda€™s not-to-be-trusted hands.a€a€”The Independent (UK) a€œThe crisp prose and twisty plot will encourage many to read this in one sitting.a€a€”Publishers Weekly. . This gothic tale will sweep you up into the very heart of Victorian England. A splendid read!a€a€”Historical Novel Society, Editorsa€™ Choice a€œA richly textured . . . [and] masterfully constructed narrative . . .


Title:The Asylum
Author: John Harwood
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2013-05-21
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