The Madness, Paperback

The Madness Paperback



A thrilling Victorian tale of dangerous obsession and betrayal Sixteen-year-old Marnie lives in the idyllic coastal village of Clevedon.

Despite being crippled by a childhood exposure to polio, she seems set to follow in her mother's footsteps, and become a 'dipper', escorting fragile female bathers into the sea.

Her life is simple and safe. But then she meets Noah. Charming, handsome, son-of-the-local-Lord, Noah. She quickly develops a passion for him - a passion which consumes her.

As Marnie's infatuation turns to fixation she starts to lose her grip on reality, and a harrowing and dangerous obsession develops that seems certain to end in tragedy.

Set in the early Victorian era when propriety, modesty and repression were the rule, this is a taut psychological drama in which the breakdown of a young woman's emotional state will have a devastating impact on all those around her.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Hot Key Books
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  • Category: Thrillers (Children's/YA)
  • ISBN: 9781471401039



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