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South Riding free pdf Winner of the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, Winifred Holtby's greatest novel was published posthumously Winifred Holtby's masterpiece is a rich evocation of the lives and relationships of the characters of South Riding. Sarah Burton, the fiery young headmistressof the local girls' school- Mrs Beddows, the district's first alderwoman--based on Holtby's own mother- and Robert Carne, the conservative gentleman-farmer locked in a disastrous marriage--with whom the radical Sarah Burton falls in love. Showing how public decisions can mold the individual, this story offers a panoramic and unforgettable view of Yorkshire life.

About Winifred Holtby

Winifred Holtby (1898-1935) was a journalist, critic, feminist, pacifist, and novelist. Shirley Williams is a British politician and the author of "Climbing the Bookshelves." She was a member of the Labor Party for 35 years before later becoming leader of the Liberal Democrats. She serves as Professor Emerita of Electoral Politics at Harvard University.

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Author : Winifred Holtby
Publisher : Important Books
Data Published : 18 September 2013
ISBN : 8087888294
EAN : 9788087888292
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 310 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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