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The Day of the Butterfly

Lofts, Norah

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ISBN 10: 0708906230 / ISBN 13: 9780708906231
Published by Garden City New York: Doubleday & Company, 1979, 1979
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Book Club. Fiction. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. This hardcover historical novel by Lofts with a dustjacket is in good condition with only minor wear. The dustjacket looks good with a little wear around the edges and at the corners. The dustjacket features an illustrated picture of a lady sitting for a portrait on the front. The green hardcovers with black lettering look great. The spine is tight. The pages are white with little wear and no marks. 328 pages. CHEAP SHIPPING MEDIA MAIL!. Bookseller Inventory # 003010

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Title: The Day of the Butterfly

Publisher: Garden City New York: Doubleday & Company, 1979

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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When Daisy Holt was dismissed from her post as a nursemaid she set off cheerfully into the jungle of mid-Victorian London. When Kitty Hammond, proprietress of the "select establishment" off Leicester Square discovered her she was quick to realise that Daisy has a rare talent and would make a successful entertainer. And there it was that she met the impoverished artist John Skelton. To him Daisy represented the perfect model - the one to inspire his work. But Daisy fell completely and hopelessly in love with him - a love which was to launch her on a stormy career in which luxury, admiration and suffering were all to play a part...

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Norah Lofts was one of the best-known and best-loved of all historical novelists and many of her books remain in print today. Anne Boleyn is one of her rare - yet highly successful - forays into non-fiction and displays her trademark application of authentic period detail to a gripping narrative. Her fictionalised account of Anne Boleyn's life, The Concubine, was a huge bestseller in the UK and US. Lofts wrote more than fifty books.

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