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By John Branfield

While a celebration of ten schoolchildren are taken on a trip to Lanhydrock, a 17th-century nationwide belief condominium in Cornwall, they're all wanting to write tales concerning the residence and its previous. John Branfield used to be runner-up for the 1980 Carnegie Medal with "The Fox in Winter".

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See Markham, Beryl Clutterbuck, Charles (father), 913, 21, 2627, 37; as racehorse trainer, 11, 15, 24, 28, 44, 48 Clutterbuck, Clara (mother), 1112 Clutterbuck, Richard (brother), 1112 D Delamere, Florence ("Lady D"), 16, 22 Delamere, Lord ("D"), 10, 16, 37 E Earhart, Amelia, 59 East African Airways, 44 elephant hunting, 4547 G Grierson, John, 49 H Hatton, Denys Finch, 29, 39, 4041, 45 horses: Camsiscan, 22; Coquette, 24; Wee MacGregor, 15, 16; Wise Child, 35, 37. See also Pegasus horse training, 11, 15, 24, 28, 3132, 35, 37, 44, 48, 59 J Johnson, Amy, 49, 59 K Kibii, 15, 17, 24.

By this time, Beryl figured, she had logged a total of two thousand hours in the air and a quarter of a million flight miles. For several months, Beryl worked as chief pilot for Air Cruisers Limited. She also visited her six-year-old Page 49 son, Gervase, who still lived with his grandmother. One day she ran into an old acquaintance from Kenya, a man named John Carberry. Carberry was disagreeable and gruff, but he had money and influence, and Beryl knew he could be useful to her. One evening, at a dinner party, he made her an offer.

But she disliked and resented Emma, and she was confused about Emma's place in her home. Arthur always called her "Mummy," and pretty soon Beryl did too. Emma Orchardson had her work cut out for her, trying to bring up a strong-willed tomboy who was used to taking orders only from her father, whom she adored. Beryl's determination to live life always on her own terms got in the way of Emma's plans. Beryl used all her tricks to escape the influence of this woman. Sometimes she retreated to her own hut, or she slipped away to play with her African friends.

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