The Penguin English Library Edition of Lady Audleys Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon Lady Audley uttered a long, low, wailing cry, and threw up her arms above her head with a wild gesture of despair In this outlandish, outrageous triumph of scandal fiction, a new Lady Audley arrives at the manor: young, beautiful – and very mysterious. Why does she behave so strangely? What, exactly, is the dark secret this seductive outsider carries with her? A huge success in the nineteenth century, the books anti-heroine – with her good looks and hidden past – embodied perfectly the concerns of the Victorian age with morality and madness. The Penguin English Library – 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.

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26/04/2012