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A beautiful, orphaned Englishwoman is groomed to become a Bride for a Dutch Indies Plantation owner's son. Arriving at the barbaric plantation of the man she married by proxy, she discovers she is to be a pawn in a complex intrigue.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Poverty, surviving    -   Yes Kind of living:    -   general poverty story Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes Woman's story?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   servant Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   8 () Island?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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