rector"s daughter by F. M. Mayor

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Published by Leonard & Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press in London .

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StatementF. M. Mayor ...
ContributionsHogarth Press,, R. & R. Clark (Firm),, Women Printers/Publishers., Library of Leonard and Virginia Woolf.
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Pagination347 p. + 4 p. ads ;
Number of Pages347
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Open LibraryOL16689358M

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It is a well observed book about the real plight of some women in s Britain who are required to live a life constrained by the Reviews:   FM Mayor's masterful novel, The Rector's Daughter, is a rare thing - a novel with a deceptively small canvas, set in the backwaters of a dull East Anglia a.

“The Rector’s Daughter is heartbreaking – not a term I use lightly.” – Rachel Cooke, Observer "It is a remarkable book and confirms you in your remarkable rank." – John Masefield, letter to the author "It is the daughter, Mary Jocelyn, who makes the book particularly by: 2.

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Charlotte is the Rector’s daughter, who since her mother’s untimely death has fulfilled the parish duties expected of a Rector’s wife. She is compassionate, clever and courageous, and does what she can to help the parish’s poor and unfortunate.

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In “The Rector’s Daughter”, Mayor tells the story of Mary Jocelyn, the thirty-five year old, plain, unmarried daughter of the Rectors daughter book of Dedmayne. Mary has lived a life of quiet self-sacrifice; first caring for her disabled sister and later dedicating herself.

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The Rector's Daughter is a thoughtful, slow-paced novel that shows its age in places, but is still well-written and interesting in its depictions of various relationships - particularly between Mary and her father, Mary and Mr Herbert, and Kathy and Mr Herbert/5(10).

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She is motherless, and lives a life of obedient graciousness towards her father – who is deeply intellectual, but not able to show his love for his daughter. Laurie Sandell has written for Esquire, GQ, Glamour, and InStyle, among others, and has contributed cartoons to New York, Glamour and the Wall Street first book, the graphic memoir The Impostor's Daughter-- about her own experiences with her eccentric, secretive father -- was nominated for a Eisner lives in Los Angeles, California/5(33).

I sought this out because Susan Hill hails it as a forgotten classic and it’s included on a list of books to read in your thirties in The Novel Cure.*It’s a gentle and rather melancholy little novel about Mary, the plain, unmarried year-old daughter of elderly Canon Jocelyn, a clergyman in the undistinguished East Anglian village of Dedmayne.

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My Review. I first fell in love with Jean Fullerton’s writing after reading A Ration Book Christmas just over a year ago. In The Rector’s Daughter, we are taken right back to the early s and introduced to Charlotte Hatton, daughter of Reverand Percival Hatton. Charlotte does what she can for the parish and shows compassion for others who are not as.

Charlotte, daughter of Reverend Percival Hatton, has been content to follow the path laid out for her. Charlotte has an understanding with Captain Nicolas Paget – every inch the gentleman – who she expects someday to marry.

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The Rector’s Daughter is, I am ashamed to admit, the first novel I have read by Jean Fullerton. Charlotte is a character I warmed to straight away. She is a good person, who, in and out of love, is having to fight against the expectation of her class and gender.

This book was a great leap and one that definitely was worth my time reading. This is the first book of Jean’s I have read and it was a great read for an historical book. This book is set in the early s and features a lovely girl called Charlotte Hatton, who is. F M Mayor's masterful novel, The Rector's Daughter, is a rare thing - a novel with a deceptively small canvas, set in the backwaters of a dull East Anglia a.

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The old Rector cannot speak his love for his daughter; the daughter has an infatuation based on no more than a brief affection and a kiss.

The daughter's love and compassion for her disabled sister wholly ignored by their father. I adored this poignant book. It took some finding, but I'll treasure my copy for the rest of my life. For me, it was a life-affirming read that will stay with me for a very long time.

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“The Rector’s Daughter is heartbreaking – not a term I use lightly.” – Rachel Cooke, Observer “It is a remarkable book and confirms you in your remarkable rank.” – John Masefield, letter to the author “It is the daughter, Mary Jocelyn, who makes the book particularly memorable.

The Rector's Daughter / F.M. Mayor Harmondsworth,UK: Penguin Books,c p. Another quiet read focused on relationships, this was first published by the Hogarth Press.

It looks at the life of Mary Jocelyn, daughter of Canon Jocelyn, a rather needy father in my opinion. Mary spends her time caring for him and for her sickly sister Ruth. The wife of the rector of the team parish of Almondbury with Farnley Tyas stunned the congregation with a five-minute tirade as the couple prepare to leave after nearly five years.

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Clara Barnes Smart of Virginia wrote a book entitled The Rectors of Wayne County Kentucky, that was published by Wayside Press of Charlottesville, VA in I (Lee Rector) don’t know if copies of this book are still available, and would like information from anyone if they know anything about this.

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