Louisa May Alcott: A WOMAN'S POWER
Behind a Mask
The story follows Jean Muir, the deceitful governess of the wealthy Coventry family. With expert manipulation, Jean Muir obtains the love, respect, and eventually the fortune of the Coventry family. Of all her stories of femme fatales, Woman's Power or Behind a Mask is considered Alcott's masterpiece in the genre of sensation fiction.
Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) was an American novelist and poet best known as the author of the classic Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo's Boys. Alcott was an abolitionist and a feminist.