THE LOVELY LYNCHES by Magdalen King-Hall

THE LOVELY LYNCHES

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Report repeated from page 607 of the 12/1/46 bulletin- when scheduled for February, as follows: ""As Cleone Knox, Magdalen King-Hall wrote Diary of a Young Lady of Fashion back in 1926; last year she published Life and Death of the Wicked Lady Skelton. Now comes another panel of 18th century history to explore. Here are the Irish beauties, Dorothea and Jenny, of Cabra House, Waterford, who follow Dublin conquests with triumphs in London, and through marriage become reigning hostesses. Jenny's jealous, cold husband drives her into another's arms; Dorothea shares her Charles with his actress-mistress; both continue their royal progress in France. With Jenny's death Dorothea concentrates her love on her daughter, only to lose her in the Reign of Terror, but she is herself able to return to safety in her husband's love and the careers of her remaining children...Genuine affection for the period and a feeling for young ladies of fashion characterize this credible, satin-backed historical romance.

Pub Date: May 29th, 1947
Publisher: Rinehart