Precious bane

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Duckworth, Sep 14, 1978 - Fiction - 290 pages
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'She has a style of exquisite beauty; which yet has both force and restraint, simplicity and subtlety; she has fancy and wit, delicious humour and pathos. She sees and knows men aright as no other novelist does. She has, In short, genius' Mr. Edwin Pugh

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Being the devoted reader of British classics I am, how I've managed to miss this little gem of a book for so long I honestly don't know. But beware, my dear reader, this is not Jane Austen. This is a ... Read full review

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User Review  - startingover - LibraryThing

My interest in Mary Webb is partly because she's a Virago Modern Classics author, but also because she's a Shropshire lass. It was a little hard to get past the thought that Mary Webb's books were a ... Read full review

Contents

CHAP PAGE
xiv
SARN MERE
15
TELLING THE BEES
19
Copyright

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