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The house at Riverton : a novel
Kate Morton
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Kate Morton was born in South Australia in 1976. She earned a degree in speech and drama from Trinity College London, an English literature degree from the University of Queensland, and a master's degree focusing on tragedy in Victorian literature from the University of Queensland. She also completed a summer Shakespeare course at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. She is currently enrolled in a Ph.D. program researching contemporary novels that marry elements of gothic and mystery fiction. She won the Australian Book Industry Award for General Fiction Book of the Year in 2007 for her debut novel, The Shifting Fog, also known as The House at Riverton. Her other books include The Distant Hours, and The Forgotten Garden, which won the Australian Book Industry Award for General Fiction Book of the Year in 2009. Her book The Secret Keeper was a New York Times bestseller. (Bowker Author Biography)

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main characters Grace Reeves
Female
Age: 98
Left home at 14 to work for her mother's former employers at Riverton House; observed and listened to the comings and goings at the house; memories of the family come back to her when she is visited by a person making a film.
Maid

Hannah
Female
Visited her uncle with her siblings at Riverton House.



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