OLIPHANT, Mrs. [Margaret]
Title The Rector and The Doctor's Wife
Binding Softcover; Trade PB
Book Condition Very Good
Size 192 pages
Publisher NY Penguin c1863, 1986
0140161511 / 9780140161519
Seller ID 7093
Spine faintly creased, covers a bit edgeworn. Page edges yellowed as seen often in Virago editions; pages clean, none loose. This edition has an introduction by Penelope Fitzgerald.; This first volume in the "Chronicles of Carlingford' are a short story and novella. They introduce us (as well as the new rector and a new doctor) to the small town of Carlingford. The 'Chronicles of Carlingford' are "wonderful comedies of Victorian provincial society."
; ' "The Rector" and "The Doctor's Family" can be compared with [Trollope's] "The Warden" & "Barsetshire Towers" in the way they set up the themes [of Church and society] & characters of the whole series.'-Lyn B.This title reviewed and recommended by Lyn B., author of the 'I Prefer Reading'
blog and member of the DES email discussion group. This author also recommended by Virginia G. of the AT email discussion group and by the blogger 'Desperate Reader'. Image is actual copy on offer.
British Woman Author Victorian England Novel Virago Modern Classic Carlingford