A Houseful of Girls

By: Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
Published By: Double9 Books
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"A Houseful of Girls" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey encapsulates the quintessential essence of 19th-century British domestic fiction, immersing readers in the captivating world of a Victorian family saga. Set against the backdrop of the picturesque English countryside, this novel intricately weaves together themes of sisterhood, social class, and romance, creating a rich tapestry of characters and relationships. Within the confines of a character-driven narrative, Vaizey masterfully explores the nuances of coming-of-age experiences, particularly within the context of familial dynamics and friendships. Against the backdrop of the Victorian era, the novel delves into the challenges and triumphs of its protagonists as they navigate the complexities of womanhood and societal expectations. At its heart, "A Houseful of Girls" is a celebration of sisterhood and the bonds that unite women across generations. Through moments of laughter, tears, and romance, the characters forge enduring friendships and navigate the intricacies of love and loss. With its evocative portrayal of domestic life and its exploration of timeless themes, Vaizey's novel remains a cherished gem of British literature, offering readers a glimpse into the lives of women in the 19th century and the enduring power of familial bonds.

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Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey

Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey, a prolific British writer best known for her domestic fiction, was born Jessie Bell. Her literary career started in the late 1800s, and she wrote several short tales and more than 100 books. Warmth, humour, and a sharp understanding of human nature defined Mrs. Vaizey's writing style, which won her readers' hearts both in the United States and Great Britain. She was baptised as Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey in 1879 after being wed to him. Mrs. Vaizey produced a large number of works, many of which dealt with themes of family relationships, romance, and societal issues, while leading a hectic life with her two daughters. Her most well-known pieces are "More About Peggy," "The Rebel of the Family," and "The Fortunes of the Farrells." The works of Mrs. Vaizey encapsulated the spirit of Victorian and Edwardian society, providing a window into the daily challenges and victories faced by common people.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 192pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362761742
  • ISBN-13: 9789362761743
  • Item Weight: 249.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 10.8mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Literary