Mistress of Mellyn Summary
Eleanor Hibbert

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Mistress of Mellyn Summary

The critique of outmoded traditions in Mistress of Mellyn is given greater weight by its concern with the ways, both positive and negative, in which the past penetrates the present. Martha is charmed by the quaint Christmas customs of Cornwall, but she scoffs at the local superstitions. Her disbelief is shaken as she takes up residence in Mellyn, a fortresslike mansion on the Cornish coast, where from the outset, she feels she is...

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