Twitter users might not be so ready with their tweets had they risked the drastic punishments meted out to pamphlet publishers in the 1640s. Here is gossip for the nation, while in Farnham, Surrey, gossip fuels rivalries and domestic conflicts. And into this arrives Charity, an unwilling newcomer. Who, the gossips ask, is she? Why has she come? Which young man is she attracting? What will her choices be?
About the Author:
After 20 years following the flag as an Army wife, with spells in Germany and Belgium, Alexine settled as third generation in the family home. She has written diverse articles and two books, The Challenge of Caring (2001) and Comely Grace (2011). She has an Oxford BA in history, and is a trustee of Woodlarks Camp Site where disabled adults and children come for holidays.