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The Black Velvet Gown Free read ↠ 108 Nd she was a widow with the need to find a home and a living for herself and her childrenThe chance of becoming a housekeeper didn't work out but it led to Moor House and a scholarly recluse obsessed with that very book learning that could open so many doors and yet create so many problems; especially. I didn t realize that the education of the lower ranking classes in the late 1800s was such a controversial issue till I picked up this book For a Cookson novel it was a tad disappointing I have come to expect a bit out of her It had an interesting enough start beginning with a woman named Maria and her four children Her husband has just passed away of Cholera leaving her with two sons two daughters and a small bag of money in a mining town that wishes to kick them out After being turned aside by her own family Maria takes a journey that leads her to a manor house with a peculiar master The master provides a roof over her and her children s heads in exchange for her housekeeping skills He also takes it upon himself to educate her children This is not without its price however At this point it gets interesting The master has an inappropriate attraction to Maria s older son There are some scandalous occurences and the famly is split apart as blackmail enters the picture The last half of the novel is about Maria s daughter Biddy who at this point is educated and according to the gentry and their servants doesn t know her place As she enters the laundry service at a larger estate up the road readers see how badly educated lower class people were treated Biddy makes a stand tho and begins teaching others to read At this point it is a war between upper and lower class and educated versus uneducated Can Biddy survive the struggle at the big house Will Maria find happiness despite the restrictions her master has put upon her Interesting but not one of Cookson s best Zenith of becoming a housekeeper didn't work A Pale Light in the Black out but it led to Moor House and a scholarly recluse Report an issue obsessed with that very book learning that could Devil Versus Alpha The Millennium Wolves #1 open so many doors and yet create so many problems; especially. I didn t realize that the education Spieserye of the lower ranking classes in the late 1800s was such a controversial issue till I picked up this book For a Cookson novel it was a tad disappointing I have come to expect a bit Feral out Krismis van Map Jacobs of her It had an interesting enough start beginning with a woman named Maria and her four children Her husband has just passed away Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods of Cholera leaving her with two sons two daughters and a small bag Crust From Sourdough Spelt and Rye Bread to Ciabatta Bagels and Brioche of money in a mining town that wishes to kick them Til Death Do Us Part (Vows, #1) out After being turned aside by her Mensa Riddles Conundrums own family Maria takes a journey that leads her to a manor house with a peculiar master The master provides a roof Julie of the Wolves over her and her children s heads in exchange for her housekeeping skills He also takes it upon himself to educate her children This is not without its price however At this point it gets interesting The master has an inappropriate attraction to Maria s The Right Swipe older son There are some scandalous Touched occurences and the famly is split apart as blackmail enters the picture The last half Dark Prophet The Chronicles of Koa #2 of the novel is about Maria s daughter Biddy who at this point is educated and according to the gentry and their servants doesn t know her place As she enters the laundry service at a larger estate up the road readers see how badly educated lower class people were treated Biddy makes a stand tho and begins teaching Ugly Fish others to read At this point it is a war between upper and lower class and educated versus uneducated Can Biddy survive the struggle at the big house Will Maria find happiness despite the restrictions her master has put upon her Interesting but not The Math of Life and Death 7 Mathematical Principles That Shape Our Lives one Little Gods of Cookson s best

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The Black Velvet Gown Free read ↠ 108 There would be times when Riah Millican came to regret that her husband had learned to read and write and then shared his knowledge with her and their children  For this was Durham in the 1830's when employers tended to regard the spread of education with suspicion  But now Seth Millican was dead a. When Riah is given a job at Moor House she feels her prayers are answered She has not only found a home a job her and the Master of the House develop a friendship Mr Miller her employer tells Riah that he wishes to teach her children Riah feels blessed by his seeming kindness but learns that the kindness has a cost and horrifying cost I notice that many people miss a important story arch in this book It relates to the Black Velvet Gown given to Riah by Miller She believes he is to bed her but to her horror discovers that he has a disturbing interest in her eldest son Davey The Black velvet gown was his payment for her son it s so subtly done many miss it but once you realise Miller s motives much of the previous dialogue and odd things he says suddenly become alarmingly clear The revelation comes to light when Davey s reward for being a good pupil grooming him for his silence isn t presented and begins to paw at the frightened boy who realises that the man s affection is anything but Fatherly The sudden realisation of what had happened during his lessons causes a mental break and begins to attack his abuser Riah tells Miller that she is going to take the children away from him He blackmails her by saying that he ll tell the Police of Davey s attack on him In those times position and wealth helped nefarious creatures get away with all kinds of terrors Poor Riah is trapped with having to look after the injured Miler Davey leaves home and finds work safely away from Moor House She keeps her youngest sons away by keeping a watchful eye Since Riah s daughter is blissfully unaware of the sorrowful events and sees Miller as a fatherly figure a mentor Her naivety makes her assume that Davey is nothing but a thug and a lout This is another sick act Miller inflicts on the innocent family By tearing a Mother and daughter apart Riah s need to protect her daughter Biddy from the horrors of the housedrives a wedge between the pair All biddy sees though her innocent eyes is that her mentor was attacked by her angry brother and that her mother fathers Davey above her The sad truth being that Riah just wants to protect Biddy from the heartbreak on discovering that her father figure is a child abuser Biddy grows up and becomes a accomplished heard working young woman With her mentor who taught her French and Latin now dead she leaves home to become a laundry servant in a grand Manor Her kindness intelligence draw much attention much negative die to it being considered vulgar for the lower classes to develop airs and education She teaches several of the other maids how to read and write Davey also works at the Manor as a Stable lad In contrast to Davey who hides his education to fit in Biddy defiantly flaunts it This leads to a dreadful attack by two of the houses young Lady and Master who string her up and beat her She is thankfully rescued by Lawrence who has also noticed Biddy but in a positive way Definitely one of Cookson s strongest literary pieces This gripping read features focuses on the difficulty in being a educated working class Cookson was often given the label of a Romance writer A term she detested due to its condescension and the fact she saw her work as Historical fiction I d agree in the case of this book Although Biddy finds romance within her story arch the stark and thoughtful style gives this novel this some depth Til Death Do Us Part (Vows, #1) of education with suspicion  But now Seth Millican was dead a. 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