My oldest uncle was only fourteen years old when he statutory raped and impregnated his fourteen or fifteen year old schoolmate in 1955 (the natural mother of my world famous multi-billionaire first cousin) This is one of the reasons why he denies and invalidates his biological paternal family and pretends his adoptive parents are his natural parents.
“A Matter of Family” by Gloria Marie Kingsnorth
BASED ON A TRUE STORY
“Genius is near to insanity” This Gloria Kingsnorth will find to be true as she embarks on a quest to uncover the truth about her family’s dark past. A child who is born of rape and secreted away later emerges as a wealthy tycoon who will use his influence and power to rewrite his past. Gloria is about to discover that their lives have been inextricably linked by a web of deception and betrayal. This expose` is Kingsnorth’s attempt to liberate the truth from a dark and painful past. It is her hope that healing may now begin.
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A Matter of Family: A Cousin’s Lament
by Gloria Marie Kingsnorth
Four Stars (out of Five)
Motifs similar to those found in the work of Edgar Allen Poe, like incest, murder, and insanity, are expertly infused in this modern Gothic……..Readers who like Anne Bronte’s The Tenant of Wildfell Hall and Lionel Shriver’s We Need to Talk About Kevin will enjoy A Matter of Family.