Seven for a Secret by Mary Webb

Seven for a Secret by Mary Webb. 1984 Virago Modern Classic (c/r 1922) 286 pages. Webb was a romance novelist and poet, and although the likes of Rebecca West and J.M. Barrie were fans, she wasn't recognized for her genius until after her death when reissues of her books became bestsellers. Seven was her fifth novel.

Condition: Good used copy

"It was evening only in the sense in which that word is used in border country, which is any time after noon."

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