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Laura Carroll

Laura Carroll reviews 'The Imaginary Gentleman' by Helen Halstead

November 2006, no. 286 01 November 2006
The year is 1806. While pacing the Cobb at Lyme Regis, the tall and windswept Laura Morrison exchanges keen glances with the intense Mr Templeton, but he fails to meet later appointments, leaving Laura in the lurch. Only one other lady has seen him, and she soon dies. Laura’s bitter brother and sugary sister, respective veterans of the Battle of Trafalgar and of marriage to an octogenarian, begi ... (read more)