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The Rector and The Doctor's Wife, OLIPHANT, Mrs. [Margaret]

Author Name    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

ISBN Number    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

Price = 11.50 USD

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