Unlocking the Gates
Shirley Thompson & Caroline Bourner
- Price: £9.95
- Publisher: Brewin Books
- ISBN: 9781858584782
- Availability: In Stock
The tale that we are about to tell you is a
Trans-Atlantic Fantasy, spanning the 19th, 20th and 21st Centuries. The
following happenings seem so unlikely as to resemble a fairy story but they are
based on historical events.
To begin our story, we must transport you
back to the late 19th Century, where the first of two twin brothers is about to
be born, in a fashionable area of London. James Carstairs enters the world
first, followed by his brother, Edward, just one minute later.
At the age of two, the twins are taken to
the New World, the United States of America. Sadly, just four years afterwards,
their parents divorce. The twins become American citizens and eventually
matriculate, at an Ivy League University.
But it is James Carstairs, the elder of the
twins, around whom our story centres. He distinguishes himself, not only as a
good student, but as a talented sportsman. During World War One he serves as a
captain, in France.
In 1920 his life changes beyond all recognition, when his uncle, the 2nd Lord Daylesworthy, dies – and James inherits the title…
|Dimensions||240mm x 170mm|