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The Wounded Name

by D. K. Broster

It tells the story of a young girl named Veronica who moves to Scotland to attend a boarding school. The book was written in 1917 and remains an important work of literature today. Veronica is haunted by a tragic event from her past and struggles to fit in at her new school. She becomes fascinated by the school's history and begins to investigate a mysterious figure from the past who was rumored to have been involved in a scandal. As Veronica delves deeper into the school's history, she begins to uncover dark secrets that have been buried for years. She must confront her own past and the secrets that have been hidden from her if she hopes to find the truth. "The Wounded Name" is a captivating and thought-provoking book that explores themes of identity, memory, and the power of the past. It is written in beautiful and evocative language, transporting readers to the Scottish countryside and immersing them in the world of the boarding school. The book has been praised for its vivid characters and compelling storytelling. It has been adapted for the stage and screen, and remains a beloved work of literature among readers of all ages. Overall, "The Wounded Name" is a must-read for anyone interested in mysteries, history, and coming-of-age stories. Its timeless themes and beautiful writing make it a classic of English literature, and its relevance continues to be felt today.

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Language

English

Original Language

English

Published In

1917

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Dorothy Kathleen Broster usually known as D. K. Broster, was an English novelist and short-story writer. Her fiction consists mainly of historical romances set in the 18th or early 19th centuries. Her...

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