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MARTHA PEAKE

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Best known for such vivid and thoughtful literary thrillers as Spider (1990) and Asylum (1997), McGrath extends his range with this ambitious historical melodrama, a tale both as seductively fascinating and as ungainly as its boldly imagined antihero.Harry Peake, a fatherless and willful Cornishman (with just a dash of Emily Brönte's Heathcliff in his makeup), sublimates his volatile energies to ... Read full review

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