Tells the story of a beautiful, unhappy woman, Maria Pasqua, who achieved fame in Paris as a child, and whose later life consisted of a hopeless and frustrated longing to return to the scenes of her childhood. When she married a doctor turned country gentleman, she found herself cocooned within the enervating routine of a country house.
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A Greek Captive by Henriette Browne 1863
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Philip Shepheard in 1883 51
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