- Author:Anne Scott
- Publisher:Knopf; 1 edition (August 12, 2003)
- Pages:304 pages
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On the book jacket Calpurnia is described as something of a murder mystery, but this summary is a distraction from Anne Scott's true concern: how mysterious and unknowable people are to each other. The distinctive psychological profiles Scott creates for her characters (by varying the point of view from chapter to chapter) show the reader how people are blind to each other. In an understated way, we see how and when assumptions we make about the interior life of others go seriously off the mark.
Upstairs, Downstairs meets Agatha Christie in this charming debut novel. Set in a once elegant Philadelphia mansion called Calpurnia, the action transpires in the months following the death of owner.
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Calpurnia's other evolution, the internal struggle she faces as the only daughter in a family of six, boisterous sons, reminds us that girls were still destined to be wives and mothers at that time. College will be denied her even though Calpurnia longs for higher education and the family has the means to send her.
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Anne Scott’s first novel has all the earmarks of a classic mystery story, but in the end, it provides satisfaction as much for what it. .
Anne Scott’s first novel has all the earmarks of a classic mystery story, but in the end, it provides satisfaction as much for what it does not do as for what the novelist does in this haunting tale of decadence and intrigue. The heroine, Elizabeth Oliver, finds she has taken on more than she bargained for in agreeing to manage the estate sale at Calpurnia, a once-prestigious Main Line mansion in Philadelphia.
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