Hardback Dispossession / Simon Grennan.
Publication year: 2015
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780224102209 (hbk.) :
England, 1873. John Caldigate, a young gentleman, gets into debt gambling and decides to try his luck in the gold fields of New South Wales. On the outward journey, he promises to marry Mrs Smith, a divorced actress who is travelling on the same ship. Returning home a rich man, he then marries Hester, the sweetheart he left behind. All seems perfect - until a penniless Mrs Smith also returns from Australia, and claims that she is already his wife!
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104 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 29 cm