Through A Glass Darkly

Through A Glass Darkly

Book - 2003
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"Lives up to every expectation. It's magnificent!"
- Cleveland Plain Dealer

Sourcebooks Landmark proudly reintroduces this classic historical novel.

Karleen Koen's sweeping saga contains unforgettable characters consumed with passion: the extraordinarily beautiful fifteen-year-old noblewoman, Barbara Alderley; the man she adores, the wickedly handsome Roger MontGeoffry; her grandmother, the duchess, who rules the family with cunning and wit; and her mother, the ineffably cruel, self-centered and licentious Diana. Like no other work, Through a Glass Darkly is infused with intrigue, sweetened by romance and awash in the black ink of betrayal.

* Sold 130,000 hardcover and 600,000 mass paperback
* New York Times bestseller for five consecutive months
* A former Book of the Month Club Main Selection

PRAISE FOR THROUGH A GLASS DARKLY:

"A completely involving story...power, greed, family conflict, burning ambition and passion kindle the plot. Readers will be captivated!"
- Publishers Weekly

"Fast-paced and fun to read!"
- Glamour

"Engaging, elegant, chock full of sex and gossip."
- Philadelphia Inquirer

Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks, c2003
ISBN: 9781402200441
1402200447
Branch Call Number: FIC Koen 3558
Characteristics: 749 p

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Jul 02, 2012

This book was full of all the scandal and intrigue of the early 18th century in England and Paris. Quite a long involved story that showcases the politics and social customs of the time. This is an engaging story with characters to love and hate and it was a lot of fun to read.

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