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Book Information: Clergyman's Daughter, a

Clergyman's Daughter, a (1935) [Novel]
by George Orwell Rating: Weighted - 6.3 / Average - 6.2 of 10 (6 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary :

Dorothy Hare, the clergyman's daughter of this title, grows up subservient to her tyrannical father. But submission has its limit and Dorothy rebels, or at least her psyche does. She blacks out and reappears as a vagrant amnesiac whose adventures show us life, such as it is, from the underside.

Original title: A Clergyman's Daughter
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumorSatire
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

Edition #1: Clergyman's Daughter, a

Clergyman's Daughter, a (1935)
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Language: English

  • "The most sorrowfully funny piece of literature I can recall reading.... The pathos of Dorothy's life becomes so real, one loses all feeling of detachment... This is what social fiction must beónot dialectic, but idea transmuted into experience." Webster Schott, Kansas City Star
  • "Destined to become a classic.... a beautiful example of the chilling somberness, sharp toothed satire and humor that were part of the Orwell genius." Waldon Potterfield, Milwaukee Journal
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Clergyman's Daughter, a (1935)

ISBN: 0156180650

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