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Sarah Waters
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Who is Miss Margaret Prior? Why has she begun this journal? What does she hope will come of this journal? Who died in Miss Prior's life? How has this death led Miss Prior to become a Lady Visitor at Millbank Prison? Why does Miss Prior return after her initial visit to the prison? Did she enjoy her first visit? What did she see on her first visit that enticed Miss Prior to return?

Why does Boyd quit working for the Prior household? How does Mrs. Prior react to Boyd's excuse for leaving? Who is hired in Boyd's place? What does Priscilla say about the new maid? Why does this statement come back to haunt Miss Prior later in the novel? What is remarkable about the hiring of this new maid, about the timing of the employment? Should this have tipped Miss Prior up to some sort of...

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