The Ballad and the Source

The Ballad and the Source

Book - 1944
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Ten-year-old Rebecca is living in the country with her family when Sibyl Jardine, an enigmatic and powerful old woman, returns to her property in the neighbourhood. The two families, once linked in the past, meet again, with the result that Rebecca becomes drawn into the strange complications of the old lady's life with her husband, her errant daughter, and her grandchildren. Through the spellbound eyes of the young Rebecca we enter into an intricate and scandalous family history and slowly the story of the passionate, stormy life of Mrs. Jardine unfolds.
Publisher: London : Collins, c1944 (1985 printing)
ISBN: 9780860683308
0860683303
9780002210812
0002210819
9781844083640
Branch Call Number: FICTION
Characteristics: 318 p. ;,21 cm.

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