Hardcover is firm and hinges are not cracked or damaged. Pages are tight and clean. Boards have light shelfwear and rubbing to edges. DJ protected with mylar and not clipped. Retired library edition with usual distinctions. Pocket removed. 222 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1973. ISBN: 0802752918. At the height of the summer holiday season a group of people converge on Oakfields, a mansion Pauline and Godfrey Barratt have turned into a guest house. They hope the income will enable them to keep the family home, now too large and expensive. Unknown to his wife, Godfrey is facing bankruptcy.