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The Bright Pavilions (The Herries Chronicles #5)
by Hugh Walpole
This fifth novel in the Herries Chronicle, set against the background of the turmoil and politics of Elizabethan England, tells the tale of one family's experiences of divided loyalties and thwarted love.
Paperback, 400 pages
Published August 31st 1995 by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd
(first published January 1st 1940)
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The hills tell each other, and the list'ning
Valleys hear; all our longing eyes are turned
Up to thy bright pavilions: issue forth
And let thy holy feet visit our clime!
-To Spring, William Blake
How bad can a writer be who quotes Blake? But Walpole is almost forgotten it seems. At least all his books are available free online. http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks04/0400...
In his foreword to the collected volume of The Herries Chronicle(1939), Sir Hugh Walpole wrote: "In the middle of the last war, sittin...more
Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole was an English novelist. A prolific writer, he published thirty-six novels, five volumes of short stories, two plays and three volumes of memoirs. His skill at scene-setting, his vivid plots, his high profile as a lecturer and his driving ambition brought him a large readership in the United Kingdom and North America. A best-selling author in the 1920s and 1930s, his works ...moreMore about Hugh Walpole...
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