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A Laodicean - A Story of Today
J. H. Stape

Classification : Others
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2009
Imprint : Everyman Classics
Page Extent : TBC
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9789350091647
Price : 350

About the book
��But you know I love you�don�t you love me in return?� �I love you to love me.�� A tale of a young woman�s self-discovery, of sublimated passion, of villainy narrowly defeated and of true love triumphant at last, A Laodicean is a comedy whose happy ending is more than usually hard won. Paula Power, its reluctant �New Woman� heroine, faces the task of finding for herself a role and purpose in life, but within social and economic foundations that are rapidly and permanently changing. Nostalgically longing for medieval certainties, she is forced to face the fraught conditions of her own age. Sub-titled �A Story of Today� , and modern in its concerns, A Laodicean looks forward to the themes and characters of Tess of the d�Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure. The most comprehensive paperback edition available, with introduction, notes, selected criticism, further reading, text summary and chronology of Hardy�s life and times

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