Plain bad heroines / Emily Danforth.
Publication year: 2021
Publisher: London : The Borough Press,
ISBN: 9780008346928 (hbk.) :
1902, Brookhants School for Girls: students Flo and Clara are madly in love with each other, as well as completely obsessed with 'The Story of Mary MacLane', the scandalous debut memoir by 19 year old MacLane. A few months later they are found dead in the woods, after a horrific wasp attack, the book lying next to their intertwined bodies. Within five years the school is closed. But not before three more people die on the property, each in a troubling way. Over 100 years later, Brookhants opens its doors once more, when a crew of young actresses arrive to film a high-profile movie about the rumoured Brookhants curse. And as past and present become grimly entangled, it's soon impossible to tell quite where the curse leaves off and Hollywood begins.
500 pages ; 23 cm
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