Dragonwyck Characters

Anya Seton
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Miranda

Miranda is one of the main characters of the story, and also its heroine. When she is sent to Dragonwyck as a young girl of eighteen, she is both excited and apprehensive because she knows that a new chapter of her life is beginning, but she doesn't know what her new life will be like. Since the house is a manor on her relatives vast estate, complete with servants, she finds that things are very different from the life on the family farm that she is used to. Once she is there, she finds that her status is a sort of hybrid, part relative, part servant. Johanna, the mistress of Dragonwyck, is intent on keeping the girl in her place, while Nicholas is sometimes attentive and sometimes not. After Johanna dies and a year goes by, she marries Van Ryn and finds that he is a man of...

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