Death in the Castle: A Novel - eBook
Death in the Castle: A Novel - eBook  -     By: Pearl S. Buck
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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Open Road Media
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 9781480421202
ISBN-13: 9781480421202

Publisher's Description

A "thrilling" historical mystery about impoverished British aristocrats from the New York Times–bestselling author of The Good Earth (Boston Herald).

Sir Richard Sedgeley and Lady Mary are broke and without an heir to the castle that’s been in their family for centuries. Tourists are infrequent, and the offers they’ve received are not ones they can live with: a state-run prison or a museum in America. What is the remedy, and is it true that there’s treasure hidden somewhere under their noses? Featuring a cast of outsize characters—timid Mary, her possibly mad husband, Wells the Butler, and his mysterious daughter Kate—Death in the Castle is a suspenseful delight by the author of The Good Earth.
 
This ebook features an illustrated biography of Pearl S. Buck including rare images from the author’s estate.

Author Bio

Pearl S. Buck (1892–1973) was a bestselling and Nobel Prize–winning author. Her classic novel The Good Earth (1931) was awarded a Pulitzer Prize and William Dean Howells Medal. Born in Hillsboro, West Virginia, Buck was the daughter of missionaries and spent much of the first half of her life in China, where many of her books are set. In 1934, civil unrest in China forced Buck back to the United States. Throughout her life she worked in support of civil and women’s rights, and established Welcome House, the first international, interracial adoption agency. In addition to her highly acclaimed novels, Buck wrote two memoirs and biographies of both of her parents. For her body of work, Buck received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1938, the first American woman to have done so. She died in Vermont. 

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