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Product Description: Fiction. This is the story of the Willoweed family and the English village in which they live. It begins mid-flood, ducks swimming in the drawing-room windows, "quacking their approval" as they sail around the room. "What about my rose beds?" demands Grandmother Willoweed...read more

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9780984469314 | Reprint edition (Small Pr Distribution, November 1, 2010), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Fiction.
9780860686774 | Reprint edition (Virago Pr, October 1, 1992), cover price $11.95
9780140161588 | Reprint edition (Penguin USA, April 1, 1987), cover price $5.95

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In a vicious tale of horror, a veterinarian moves into a London suburb after his wife dies, hires a bizarre new housekeeper, and discovers his daughter has new, terrifying powers. Original.

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9781590170298 | New York Review of Books, April 1, 2003, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In a vicious tale of horror, a veterinarian moves into a London suburb after his wife dies, hires a bizarre new housekeeper, and discovers his daughter has new, terrifying powers.
9780860681632, titled "Vet's Daughter" | Reprint edition (Virago Pr, October 1, 1992), cover price $10.95 | About this edition: The Vet's Daughter combines shocking realism with a visionary edge.
9780385271905 | Doubleday, September 1, 1981, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Living with her cruel father and ailing mother, Alice Rowland discovers she has the power to levitate

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780754005346 | Unabridged edition (Sterling Audio Books, December 1, 2000), cover price $39.95

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9780860684756 | Virago Pr, August 1, 2000, cover price $22.01

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9780860683537 | Reprint edition (Virago Pr, October 1, 1992), cover price $10.95

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The four eccentric blue-haired ladies who make money by illegally entertaining elderly gentlemen rent the upstairs rooms at Amy Doll's house, until Amy decides its time for them to move on before they make an impression on her daughter

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9781560541288 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, May 1, 1991), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: The four eccentric blue-haired ladies who make money by illegally entertaining elderly gentlemen rent the upstairs rooms at Amy Doll's house, until Amy decides its time for them to move on before they make an impression on her daughter
9780312049744 | St Martins Pr, November 1, 1990, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The four eccentric blue-haired ladies who make money by illegally entertaining elderly gentlemen rent the upstairs rooms at Amy Doll's house, until Amy decides its time for them to move on before they make an impression on her daughter
9780413610904, titled "House of Dolls" | Methuen, April 1, 1989, cover price $21.90 | About this edition: If not exactly tarts, the four ladies who live in Amy's Doll's house have built up a modest but successful "little business" entertaining their elderly gentlemen friends.

In a novel that borrows from the Grimm fable of the same name, Gertrude, an older woman, becomes the friend of a lonely scarred girl named Bella

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9780312448585 | St Martins Pr, August 1, 1986, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: In a novel that borrows from the Grimm fable of the same name, Gertrude, an older woman, becomes the friend of a lonely scarred girl named Bella

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9780312302191 | Griffin, December 1, 1985, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: In their idyllic garden, Gertrude and Bernard forge a perfect triangle of friendship with Bella, the scarred mother of an illegitimate child.

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After her father's death, Frances, ten, her mother, two brothers, and three sisters have difficulty adjusting to diminished circumstances and a domineering aunt

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9780140161380 | Penguin USA, January 1, 1987, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: After her father's death, Frances, ten, her mother, two brothers, and three sisters have difficulty adjusting to diminished circumstances and a domineering aunt
9780860684800 | New edition (Gardners Books, July 24, 1986), cover price $17.40

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