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I REMEMBER my father telling me that sitting up late one night talking with Tennyson the latter remarked that he had not kept such late hours since a recent visit of Jowett.
Paperback, 528 pages
Published January 28th 2006 by Echo Library
(first published 1863)
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Per fortuna, un bel romanzo 'laico' di Mrs Henry Wood, dall'intreccio complesso e pieno di personaggi. Come Elizabeth Gaskell (ma senza la sua matura consapevolezza) Ellen Price Wood si sofferma anche sulle vicende dei più poveri, alle quali dedica gran parte della narrazione. Il lettore moderno, impaziente per natura ed abitudine, può essere portato a considerare 'dilatori' alcuni capitoli, specie quelli che riguardano l'impatto esercitato da un predicatore mormone sugli strati sociali più debo ...more
Ellen Price Wood was an English novelist, better known as "Mrs Henry Wood". She wrote over 30 novels, many of which (especially East Lynne), enjoyed remarkable popularity. Among the best known of her stories are Danesbury House, Oswald Cray, Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles, The Channings, Lord Oakburn's Daughters and The Shadow of Ashlydyat. For many years, she worked as the proprietor and editor of t ...moreMore about Mrs. Henry Wood...