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Shadows End Barbara Whitehead

Shadows End

Barbara Whitehead

Published 1984
ISBN : 9780718305413
Hardcover
191 pages
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All of Whiteheads mastery of intrigue, imagination and descriptive detail is brought to bear in this tour-de-force. Shadows end creates a living link between the sixteenth century and the twentieth century.It was just an ordinary picture - of aMoreAll of Whiteheads mastery of intrigue, imagination and descriptive detail is brought to bear in this tour-de-force. Shadows end creates a living link between the sixteenth century and the twentieth century.It was just an ordinary picture - of a sixteenth century woman wearing a white coif over her hair, a neat white ruff and a black dress. Yet for Elizabeth Bowe, a 26-year-old girl with her feet planted firmly in the twentieth century it was the harbinger of a supernatural event that seemed inexorably imposed upon her by fate. For it was more than just a portrait - it was herself.In this superbly told story, Barbara Whitehead creates a delicate web of the forces of the past reaching out to enmesh the present.This is an interesting precursor to the first of her crime novels Playing God.