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The maid of Buttermere

The maid of Buttermere

Bragg, Melvyn

Melvyn Bragg's highly-acclaimed bestselling historical novel, the story behind one of the 19th century's greatest scandals. Set in the Lake District in the early 19th century, the riveting story of an imposter, bigamist and fortune hunter who came to grief by falling helplessly in love with the famed 'Maid of Buttermere'

Book. English.
Published Sevenoaks, Sceptre, 1988
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Available at Malvern.

  • Malvern – One available in Adult Fiction

    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status
    700031435118 Adult Fiction AF Paperback Available


Statement of responsibility: by Melvyn Bragg
ISBN: 0340423730, 9780340423738
Subject: English fiction.

Author note

Melvyn Bragg is a writer and broadcaster. His novels includeThe Hired Man, for which he won the Time/Life Silver Pen Award,Without a City Wall, winner of the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize,The Soldier's Return,winner of the WHSmith Literary Award,A Son of WarandCrossing the Lines, both of which were longlisted for the Man Booker Prize,A Place in England,which was longlisted for the Lost Man Booker Prize, and most recentlyGrace and Mary.He has also written several works of non-fiction, includingThe Book of Booksabout the King James Bible. He lives in London and Cumbria.