Miss Marjoribanks - Margaret Oliphant

I have entered the land of female tyrants - Lucilla is like a conglomeration of precocious Anne Shirley, self confident Mary Poppins,  and some ancient Pharoah King who expects hand fed grapes, stat.

 

But I'm starting to see that her 'ultimate aim in life' as a joke rather than an annoyance. ;)

 

 Reading with the Reading the Victorians Book Club