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User Review  - ritaer - LibraryThing

One family, the Falconers, attempt to rise through patronage rather than merit; the Percys do the opposite, fitting sons for professions and daughters for education and usefulness rather than showy ... Read full review

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A fascinating book by a very interesting writer, where the reader can see the English novel taking shape as a genre. The title of the book - Patronage - describes its essential focus. Patronage is ... Read full review


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