The Chimney Sweeper's Boy
The ninth Barbara Vine novel published by Viking in 1998
When successful author Gerald Candless dies of a sudden heart attack, his eldest, adoring daughter Sarah embarks on a memoir of him and soon discovers that her perfect father was not all he appeared to be.
That, in fact, he wasn’t Gerald Candless at all. But then, who was he? And what terrible secret had driven him to live a lie for all those years?
- The Chimney Sweeper Moth:
… is also known as The Looping Chimney Sweeper, in reference to its caterpillar, The Chimney Sweeper’s Boy …
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Death in Little Venice, Independent 1998. ↩︎
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