Great Granny Webster

by Caroline Blackwood and Honor Moore

Great Granny Webster

Paperback, 108 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $14 | purchase

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Putting On Heirs: 3 Rich And Snooty Reads

This razor blade of a novel tells the story of a young woman's relationship with her frosty and bitter Great Granny. The titular relation is rich and stingy, and prefers her freezing-cold house perfectly silent, too. The cast of characters is rounded out with Great Granny Webster's devoted, one-eyed housemaid Richards, and the narrator's flighty and wild Aunt Lavinia, who was famous for showing up to a party wearing nothing but a sanitary towel. Blackwood herself was an heir to the Guinness

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