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A Hidden Life

(2007)
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When Constance Barrington dies, she leaves behind a wealthy estate and a complex family network. But when the whole family gathers to hear her last will and testament, they are in for a terrible shock. Constance - possessed of a long memory and a spiteful disposition - altered her will shortly before her death. The new provisions are far from fair; some benefit hugely and others hardly at all. Constance's granddaughter, Louise, is bequeathed the copyright for her late grandfather's novels (barely remembered, long-since out of print and valuable only as a reminder of the man she loved). It is a paltry inheritance and one that comes to symbolise the inequity at the heart of the Barrington family. Soon, old family feuds and long-hidden resentments come to the surface - and with them, secrets start to emerge. But it is through Louise's inheritance - those dusty, long-forgotten books - that the most explosive secret of all will come to light, bringing with it a very different future for her and the rest of the family.

 
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Hardback Editions

August 2007 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Hidden Life
Author(s): Adele Geras
ISBN: 0-7528-7258-3 / 978-0-7528-7258-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

June 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Hidden Life
Author(s): Adele Geras
ISBN: 0-7528-9331-9 / 978-0-7528-9331-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


February 2008 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Hidden Life
Author(s): Adele Geras
ISBN: 0-7528-9394-7 / 978-0-7528-9394-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


August 2007 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Hidden Life
Author(s): Adele Geras
ISBN: 0-7528-7259-1 / 978-0-7528-7259-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

February 2009 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Hidden Life
Author(s): Adele Geras
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon   


February 2009 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: A Hidden Life
Author(s): Adele Geras
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon CA   


February 2009 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Hidden Life
Author(s): Adele Geras
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   


November 2008 : UK Audio CD
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Title: A Hidden Life
Author(s): Adele Geras
ISBN: 1-4074-2771-7 / 978-1-4074-2771-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   


2008 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: A Hidden Life
Author(s): Adele Geras
ISBN: 1-4074-2769-5 / 978-1-4074-2769-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: RecordedBooks
Availability: Amazon   


2008 : USA Audio CD

Title: A Hidden Life
Author(s): Adele Geras
ISBN: 1-4361-9232-3 / 978-1-4361-9232-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: RecordedBooks
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

November 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Hidden Life
Author(s): Adele Geras
Publisher: Quercus
Availability: Amazon UK   



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