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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: University Of Queensland Press
Publisher Place: St Lucia
Publisher Year: 1998
Description: 218 pages. Book is in general good condition. There is some light reading wear present, but still a presentable copy. A Gothic Tale Of Murder, Madness And Scandal Across The Generations, Mad Nuns, Suspicious Doctors, Drownings, Murder As Foul As Fevered Imaginations Can Devise.
Publishers Description: With this new edition, which includes additional information, the chilling tale of three generations of Mayne family members continues to win new readers. Opening with a macabre mid-nineteenth century murder, The Mayne Inheritance unfolds like a gothic thriller.Was it the murder victims money that founded patriarch Patrick Maynes Queen Street business empire Were the whispered accusations of murder and genetic madness true For 150 years scandal and mystery have surrounded the Maynes, a wealthy family who donated the magnificent site on which the University of Queensland now stands.