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The Feast

Margaret Kennedy


The Feast originally published in 1949. A surprisingly funny novel about a hotel that has collapsed and buried a number of the guests. Who had died and how did it happen? One of the families has one natural daughter and three adopted children, and their plot does include the adopted girl struggling with her identity as the adopted daughter. Cornwall, Midsummer 1947. Pendizack Manor Hotel is buried in the rubble of a collapsed cliff. Seven guests have perished, but is it murder, and what brought this strange assembly together for a moonlit feast before this Act of God - or Man? Over the week before the landslide, we meet the hotel guests in all their eccentric glory: and as friendships form and romances blossom, sins are revealed, and the cliff cracks widen ..

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