Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Off the Shelf

July 24, 2017
Claire McMillan


8 Books with Grand Houses as Characters
I’ve always been attracted to novels set in grand houses—so much so that I set my own novel, THE NECKLACE, in one. Their creaking floorboards, twinkling chandeliers, and manorial names often belie family secrets, mysteries only whispered about, money made and squandered. So often a vehicle for aspirations, dreams, and strivings, great houses are not just a setting but become a type of character in the following novels.


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