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The Head of the House of Coombe

The Head of the House of Coombe

Original holographic manuscript, unbound and undated. Written in both pen and pencil, it contains her edits. The last page of the manuscript is different from that of the published book, being condensed into one concluding paragraph. The novel is about social complexities in the life of a girl growing up in London, just before the outbreak of World War I.