In early middle life she retained the beauty of her youth; her husband was wealthy and completely devoted to her; she was the mistress of a large and charming home, properly staffed. In this complex and psychologically acute critique of the post-war family a husband's paranoia concerning his young wife's fidelity escalates just as she struggles to survive while surrounded by his oppressive insecurity. Martha and Charles Pearson have been married for four years when Charles becomes convinced she is trying to poison him.
This is another well-written and engaging book by Margaret Millar, whose work I am beginning to like very much. It didn't quite "grab" me like the others I've read by her did, but it did keep me guessing until the end. One reason it wasn't quite as riveting for me as the others, I think, is that the characters didn't seem quite as fleshed out.
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A young girl is at risk in this tense and disturbing page-turner that reveals a web of abusers and victims among a disparate cast of middle class Americans.
An affair between the help and a club member is always looked at with suspicion at the prestigious Penguin Beach Club in Santa Barbara but when both go missing it's an outrage. Enter Tom Aragon, the droll Mexican-American lawyer turned private investigator, who finds himself navigating a viper's nest of California elites in his quest for the truth. A young girl is at risk in this tense and disturbing page-turner that reveals a web of abusers and victims among a disparate cast of middle class Americans. Ben Gowen is trying to do the right thing.
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Among the books he took along were Georg Gervinus' history of German literature and translations of Wolfram von . Martin Cooper, "The Human Comedy in Renaissance Germany" (Liner notes for CD of Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg.
Among the books he took along were Georg Gervinus' history of German literature and translations of Wolfram von Eschenbach's epic poems Parzival and Titurel and the anonymous Lohengrin epic. Even though the doctors advised him to not exert himself physically or mentally, this reading material only served to feed his creative unease, thus counteracting any beneficial effects of the baths and relaxing atmosphere. Deutsche Grammophon 415 278-2, 1976), 22.
Das Werk "Der Preller" ist ein 1931 veröffentlichter Roman von Edgar Wallace. Der Originaltitel lautet "The Mixer".
Sir Fergus Graham Burtholme Millar, FBA, FSA (/ˈmɪlər/; 5 July 1935 – 15 July 2019) was a British ancient historian and academic. He was Camden Professor of Ancient History at the University of Oxford between 1984 and 2002. He numbers among the most. He numbers among the most influential ancient historians of the 20th century. Millar was educated at Trinity College, Oxford (BA) and All Souls College, Oxford.