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The Rector's Daughter : Virago Modern Classics - F.M. Mayor

The Rector's Daughter

Virago Modern Classics

Paperback

Published: 10th August 1987
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Dedmayne Rectory is quietly decaying, its striped chintz and darkened rooms are a bastion of outmoded Victorian values. Here Mary has spent thirty-five years, devoting herself to her sister, now dead, and to her father, Canon Jocelyn. Although she is pitied by her neighbours for this muted existence, Mary is content. But when she meets Robert Herbert, Mary's ease is destroyed and years of suppressed emotion surface through her desire for him. First published in 1924 this novel is an impressive exploration of Mary's relationship with her father, of her need for Robert and the way in which, through each, she comes to a clearer understanding of love.

'it is elegant and flexible, most fluently expressing every shade of human emotion' - Susan Hill

'The most exquisitely written, delicate, passionately felt and haunting book I have ever read' - Elizabeth Buchan

ISBN: 9780860689119
ISBN-10: 0860689115
Series: Virago Modern Classics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 364
Published: 10th August 1987
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.0 x 12.8  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1