The Resource The Ravenscar dynasty, Barbara Taylor Bradford

The Ravenscar dynasty, Barbara Taylor Bradford

Label
The Ravenscar dynasty
Title
The Ravenscar dynasty
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Taylor Bradford
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
BNB
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
  • Ravenscar trilogy
  • House of Deravenel
  • The house of Deravenal
Series volume
  • 1
  • 1
  • Bk. 1
Target audience
general
The Ravenscar dynasty, Barbara Taylor Bradford
Label
The Ravenscar dynasty, Barbara Taylor Bradford
Publication
Note
Followed by: Heirs of Ravenscar
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Includes bibliographical references (pages 595-596). -The Ravenscar Dynasty, introducing the house of Deravenel, launches Barbara Taylor Bradford's epic new series spanning a century. Ravenscar: A house, a legacy and a dynasty. On a bitterly cold day in 1904, the Deravenel family's future changes for ever. When Cecily Deravenel tells her 18-year-old son Edward of the death of his father, brother and cousins in a fire, a part of him dies as well. Edward is comforted by his cousin Neville Watkins, who is suspicious of the deaths. The two men vow to seek the truth, avenge the deaths and take control of the business empire usurped sixty years before. And so begins an epic saga about an astonishing family, set in extraordinary times. Handsome, charismatic and a notorious womaniser, Edward battles his cousin, Henry Grant, for control of the family empire. Elizabeth Wyland, a young widow and a great beauty, stands by his side, and they are secretly married. She is power hungry, and ambitious. But Edward also has a mistress: Jane Shaw, a constant in his life. And as Elizabeth's jealousy damages their marriage, Edward's only solace is Bess, his brilliant first born. Edward's position as the glamorous head of the Deravenels is fatally rocked when betrayal comes from within. Soon, catastrophe threatens to destroy the family and the business!Power and money, passion and adultery, ambition and treachery -- all illuminate a dramatic saga set against the backdrop of the Edwardian Era and the Belle Epoque, just before the First World War
Control code
116289
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
400 pages
Isbn
9780007212934
Isbn Type
(tpb.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TC116289
  • 10826860
  • (Uk)013475168

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