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Sarah Waters
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Miss Margaret Prior is the daughter of a wealthy scholar and his wife. Miss Prior's father passed away nearly two years ago. Not long after his death, Miss Prior had attempted suicide. The family believes the cause of this suicide attempt is grief over the death of her father. However, as the plot develops, the reader learns that the true reason Miss Prior had attempted suicide is because she had been involved in an affair with a woman named Helen, but Helen ended the relationship and married Miss Prior's brother, Stephen. This has left Miss Prior heartbroken and forced to watch her ex-lover live a different life right under her nose.

Miss Prior begins visiting Millbank Prison in order to focus on people with problems bigger than her own. While visiting the women at Millbank, Miss Prior meets Selina Dawes. Selina had been convicted the year...

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