Pdf/E–book [Lady Audley's Secret]

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  • Lady Audley's Secret
  • Mary Elizabeth Braddon
  • English
  • 12 November 2020
  • 9781853267260

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Lady Audley's Secret Free read ´ 104 characters ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ☆ Mary Elizabeth Braddon Read & Download Lady Audley's Secret N's novel Her over the top drama was one of the most popular novels of the mid 1800s and provides a This was recommended to me as a cross between Austen Heyer but other than the abundance of grey eyes Heyer this book didn t remind me of either author like Conan Doyle or PoeFortunately I love Conan Doyle PoeFast paced at the start the book slowed down about three uarters of the way through with a lot of exposition and a lot of melodramatic angst for modern tastes view spoiler The Hero telling The Villainess his plan of action not just once was inexplicable hide spoiler

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Lady Audley's Secret Free read ´ 104 characters ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ☆ Mary Elizabeth Braddon Read & Download Lady Audley's Secret Bigamy child abandonment deception theft murder and insanity all take part of Mary Elizabeth Braddo whatever could be Lady Audley s secret could it be murder miscegenation malfeasance misdirected malevolence ending in tears tragedy and general tawdriness an assumed identity flatulence that not so fresh feeling bigamy bigotry child abuse child abandonment une affaire de coeur une affaire de blanchiment d argent well all or some of those things may or may not be a part of this novel but they are not the secret in uestion Lady Audley s terrible terrible secret is view spoilerha did you actually think i was going to tell you think again sucker hide spoiler

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Lady Audley's Secret Free read ´ 104 characters ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ☆ Mary Elizabeth Braddon Read & Download Lady Audley's Secret N interesting portrayal of both class and gender issues as they intersect within the domestic spher Logically this is not a book that should appeal to me What makes Lady Audley s Secret the special book that it is Why do I like it as much as I do The book belongs to the genre of Gothic fiction Here follows a definition Gothic fiction refers to a style of writing that is characterized by elements of fear horror death and gloom as well as romantic elements such as nature individuality and very high emotion This fits the book to a TWhen I rate the book I view it as one of its genre As such I deem it wrong to use other criteria when I judge it The writing style is sentimental sensational wordy and over the top but this fits the feel of the tale It is what it is and what it does it does well It exudes atmosphere It is not supposed to read as a presentation of clear logical unbiased fact The ending is too rosy to be true but it fits here I say if one writes a book of Gothic fiction lay it on thick don t do it halfwayTaste the writing style hereA glorious old place a place that visitors fell into raptures with finding a yearning wish to have done with life and stay there forever staring into the cool fish ponds and counting the bubbles as the roach and carp rose to the surface of the water a spot in which peace seemed to have taken up her abode setting her soothing hand on every tree and flower on the still ponds and uiet alleysIt is in this lovely idyllic setting that horrible crimes will take place The contrast increases tension Readers are shown that appearances are deceptive He forgot that love which is a madness and a scourge and a fever and a delusion and a snare is also a mystery and very imperfectly understood by everyone except the individual sufferer who writhes under its tortures With these lines I hope you sense the tone of the writingThe plot of the story there being murder and fires bigamy child abandonment and insanity places the story into the genre of sensation novels too Sensation fiction was a popular literary genre in Britain in the 1860s which is when it first came out in serial format The two genres overlap Thirdly the author adds an element of psychological intrigue in relation to both characters and themes Themes are hinted at rather than being actually pinned down For example feminism and homosexuality are alluded to It is because women are never lazy They don t know what it is to be uiet They are Semiramides and Cleopatras and Joans of Arc ueen Elizabeths and Catharines the Second and they riot in battle and murder and clamor in desperation In reference to homosexuality one is kept wondering about the relationship between the barrister Robert Audley and his Eton school friend George Talboys Relationships are not explicitly clarified readers are kept thinking We are left to analyze the hints given For example Robert ends up view spoilermarrying Clara Talboys who is George s sister and who coincidentally has an appearance similar to her brother s hide spoiler