VOICES IN THE HOUSE by John Sedges

VOICES IN THE HOUSE

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KIRKUS REVIEW

William Archer's marriage seemed to be on firm foundations; his family life impeccable. But Jessica, changeling child of parasitic servants of middle age, throws a particularly dangerous kind of monkey wrench into the machinery, and nobody is safe from the twists of her morbid fantasy world. Hate and jealousy and ambition combined to poison her life and all around her. A marriage of convenience to the butler proved disastrous, and the Archers found themselves confidantes willynilly. Mounting hysteria, sex aberrations, exaggerated prudery-and madness, the vicious circle complet-

Pub Date: March 19th, 1953
Publisher: John Day