Cue the sound of a cane ominously tap-tap-tapping away. Yes, it’s none other than her Grace, the Dowager Duchess of Dovedale, come to wreak her usual joyous havoc. Let’s indulge in a little lese majeste that would undoubtedly have the Dowager fuming at our presumption: i.e. let’s talk about her.
What did you think of the Dowager Duchess of Dovedale?
Do you think her actions in the book were justified?
How does she really feel about Charlotte?
Are the dowager’s problems with Charlotte (and vice versa) due more to character clash, generation gap, or family history?