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The Dark Lantern Set In Nineteenth Century London, This Page Turning Mystery Reveals Devastating Secrets While Shedding Light On The Complex Relationships Between The Genteel Upstairs And The Servants Quarters In A Victorian Home.The Bentley Household Is In Flux The Elderly Matron Is On Her Deathbed, So Her Son, Recently Returned From France, Is Acting As The New Master Of The House He Is Distracted, Busy Developing A Reputation In Anthropometry, The Victorian Science Of Identifying Criminals By Body Measurements Yet Under His Own Roof, No One Is Quite Who They Seem Not The Mysterious Woman Who Claims To Be The Bride Of His Dead Brother, Not The New Maid Just Hired From The Country, Not Den His Own Beautiful But Elusive Wife It Is The Latter Who Seems To Recognise Jane, The New Servant Girl, For The Impostor That She Is However, She Remains Inexplicably Silent, Perhaps Because She Has Her Own Secrets To Protect The Dark Lantern Is A Suspenseful Novel Of Mistaken Identities And Dangerous Deceptions As Well As A Fascinating Portrayal Of Nineteenth Century England.

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10 thoughts on “The Dark Lantern

  1. says:

    This little treat of Victorian Noir follows an orphan who takes a position in London as housemaid in the Bentley home, where the below stairs folk seem to be as treacherous and secretive as those above stairs The mistress of

  2. says:

    Things I liked about this book 1 Learning about anthropometry as an alternative to fingerprinting in the 18th Century.2 The characters were well drawn enough to hold my attention, though I liked some characters better than others.3 I

  3. says:

    This is one of the books where I m in the middle between loving it and hating it I m luke warm, not hot not cold I really liked the characters to a degree Not that they are particularly likeable Mina being a shady bitch who is so paranoid that

  4. says:

    Goodness the deceptions in the Bentley household come thick and fast in this book Each member, family and servant, have their secrets It reminded me a little of Downton Abbey, although it s mostly set in the last decade of the 1800s and has intrigue e

  5. says:

    A very good intriguing book Loved the Victorian setting of London, I felt like I was there amongst the sights and sounds.

  6. says:

    THE DARK LANTERN Hist Thriller Jane Wilbred England 1893 OkayBrightwell, Gerri 1st bookCrown Publishers, 2008, US Hardcover ISBN 9780307395344First Sentence She sits stiffly on the seat of the cart, her whole self held in against the tumult of the city Jane Wilbred, the

  7. says:

    I m nearing the end of this novel, and wishing it would be finished already The coincidence of three women from three walks of life all coming from the same background, all struggling to maintain a facade of respectability seems a bit contrived Sadly, in order to survive an oppr

  8. says:

    The last 50 pages finally got interesting but the blurb for this book definitely oversold the book Set in Victorian England, Dark Lantern tells the story of Jane the housemaid, and the family she works for Everyone has secrets which promise to be interesting and simply aren t Everyone ap

  9. says:

    This story takes place in the late nineteenth century and centers around a young servant girl from the English countryside She has just taken the position of a housemaid in a London household and becomes immersed in a web of secrets,...

  10. says:

    This was a great, pulpy period piece an upstairs downstairs mystery set in a pre war London upper class household Interesting cast of characters, one of whom has a pretty dark secret It s on the heavier side of light reading, if that makes s...

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