This summary of the novel is from Ernest Baker and James Packman, A Guide to the Best Fiction (London: George Routledge, 1932) — DB

A romance of Sussex and Kent during the Napoleonic wars (1811-14); full of startling incident and adventure, the ancient house of Lorraine being involved in disasters that have to be drastically remedied in the last chapter; the heroine a modern Antigone.


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