• The following version of this book was used to create this Lesson Plan: Ware, Ruth. The Death of Mrs. Westaway. Simon and Schuster, 2018. Print.
• The epigraph of the novel includes a number of lines of rhyming verse and the poem’s final two lines are “Seven for a secret/Never to be told” (1).
• The next part of the epigraph appears to be an entry from an unnamed woman’s diary.
• The woman has a secret and at the end of the entry, she vows, “I’ll change that rhyme. One for joy. One for love. One for the future” (2).
• Chapter 1 begins on page 3.
• A young woman fights against the fierce winds of the Brighton seafront in order to carry her fish and chips to the safety of her apartment.
• The young woman, described as a “girl,” (3) has short black hair, glasses, tattoos on her back, and...
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