The Heir

The Heir

by Vita Sackville-West
     
 

As his elderly relative lay dying, insurance salesman Mr. Chase stands in the wings, waiting to inherit the manor of the soon to be deceased. Yet once in possession, Chase deems the home entirely impractical and a burden whose only useful purpose is to be sold for capital. For him, the house holds none of the charm that had so beguiled its former mistress. But as

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Overview

As his elderly relative lay dying, insurance salesman Mr. Chase stands in the wings, waiting to inherit the manor of the soon to be deceased. Yet once in possession, Chase deems the home entirely impractical and a burden whose only useful purpose is to be sold for capital. For him, the house holds none of the charm that had so beguiled its former mistress. But as the wheels are set in motion for the sale, an inexplicable change begins to take place within him, and soon Chase finds himself falling deeply—and irrevocably—in love with the very house he had once so scorned.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843914488
Publisher:
Hesperus Press
Publication date:
01/15/2009
Series:
Hesperus Modern Voices
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
1,212,051
Product dimensions:
4.90(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Most famous for inspiring Virginia Woolf’s Orlando, poet and novelist Vita Sackville-West (1892–1962) was known for her unorthodox lifestyle and her much-admired prose and books on travel and gardening.

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