The Last Days of Leda Grey

The Last Days of Leda Grey

By: Essie Fox (author)Audio Book

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During the oppressive heat wave of 1976 a young journalist, Ed Peters, finds an Edwardian photograph in a junk shop in the Brighton Lanes. It shows an alluring, dark-haired girl, an actress whose name was Leda Grey. Leda Grey is living still, in a decaying cliff-top house once shared with a man called Charles Beauvois, a director of early silent film. As Beauvois's lover and his muse, Leda often starred in scenes where stage magic and trick photography were used to astonishing effect. But, while playing a cursed Egyptian queen, the fantasies captured on celluloid were echoed in reality when Beauvois suspected a love affair between Leda and her leading man. A horrific accident left Leda abandoned and alone for more than half a century - until Ed Peters finds her and hears the secrets of her past, resulting in a climax more haunting than any to be found in the silent films of Charles Beauvois. (p) 2016 Orion Publishing Group

About Author

Essie Fox divides her time between Windsor and Bow in the East End of London. Her debut novel, THE SOMNAMBULIST, was selected for the Channel 4 Book Club and was shortlisted in the New Writer of the Year category of the 2012 NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS. She is the author of The Virtual Victorian: www.virtualvictorian.blogspot.com @essiefox

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781409158899
  • Format: Audio Book
  • running time: 480
  • ID: 9781409158899
  • ISBN10: 1409158896

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