Maud’s World

Maud’s World

Historical Notes for ‘The Master’s New Governess’ The Figure of the Governess. The governess was a familiar figure in Victorian England. Some, like Maud, were ‘bluestockings’, a nickname for free-thinking women who fought for female education. Also like...
Viva Vivarium

Viva Vivarium

‘Good morning, Miss Wilmot.’Maud entered the schoolroom to find Sir Dominic standing by the window. The sunlight streamed in, putting his face half in profile. It emphasised the set of his jaw.She stepped back, then raised her own chin as she crossed the room and...