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The Minotaur

AuthorBarbara Vine

NarratorSian Thomas

Duration11h 22m

CategoriesAdult Fiction, Crime, Thriller and Mysteries

PublisherChivers

VersionUnabridged

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It is the 1960s, but the 'swinging sixties' revolution hasn't quite reached rural England. In an attempt to be closer to her English boyfriend, Kerstin Kvist accepts a job with the Cosway matriarch, her three unmarried daughters, and her son, John, a sad, self-absorbed figure in his thirties who haunts the grand house of Lydstep Old Hall, deep in the Essex countryside. There is a fourth daughter too - a widow herself and apparently quite rich - who comes and goes infrequently, with ill-disguised contempt for the others. Then, just as Kerstin is beginning to figure out the odd family, a stranger moves into the village, his very presence setting the Cosways on a path to self-destruction. CONTAINS ADULT THEMES AND STRONG LANGUAGE.

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