Towards the close of the last century the Baron de
Beaurepaire lived in the chateau of that name in Brittany.
His family was of prodigious antiquity; seven successive
barons had alrea...
By the time Charles Reade had reached the age of forty, he had written only two of his fourteen novels, Peg Woffington (1853) and Christie Johnstone (1853); but he had already written at least fifteen...