Madam

Madam

First US edition

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Synopsis

"A riveting, modern gothic debut with shades of The Secret History, The Stepford Wives, and a dash of Circe, set at a secretive all girls' boarding school perched on a craggy Scottish peninsula. For 150 years, high above rocky Scottish cliffs, Caldonbrae Hall has sat untouched, a beacon of excellence in an old ancestral castle. A boarding school for girls, it promises that the young women lucky enough to be admitted will emerge 'resilient and ready to serve society.' Into its illustrious midst steps Rose Christie: a 26-year-old Classics teacher, Caldonbrae's new head of the department, and the first hire for the school in over a decade. At first, Rose is overwhelmed to be invited into this institution, whose prestige is unrivaled. But she quickly discovers that behind the school's elitist veneer lies an impenetrable, starkly traditional culture that she struggles to reconcile with her modernist beliefs-not to mention her commitment to e

Book information

ISBN: 9781250272041
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Imprint: St. Martin's Press
Pub date:
Edition: First US edition
DEWEY: 823.92
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: cm
Weight: 499g
Height: 239mm
Width: 163mm
Spine width: 30mm