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Jewel A Chapter In Her Life

By: Clara Louise Burnham
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Jewel: A Chapter in Her Life" by Clara Louise Burnham is a captivating Victorian-era romance that delves into the complexities of family, love, and societal expectations in the affluent society of New England. At its heart, the novel explores the intertwining themes of romance and social status, as the protagonist, Jewel, navigates the intricacies of wealth and ambition. Set against the backdrop of the Victorian era, Burnham paints a vivid portrait of a society bound by rigid moral codes and societal norms. As Jewel grapples with the pressures of her family's expectations and her own desires, the novel explores themes of sacrifice and redemption, highlighting the moral ambiguity inherent in navigating the societal expectations of the time. Through secret desires and hidden motivations, Burnham weaves a tale of love and intrigue, where the pursuit of happiness is often at odds with the dictates of society. "Jewel: A Chapter in Her Life" is a compelling exploration of the human condition, where morality and social status collide, and where true redemption lies in the pursuit of authentic love and self-discovery.

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Clara Louise Burnham

Clara Louise Burnham was an American novelist. Following the popularity of No Gentlemen (1881), further volumes appeared, including A Sane Lunatic (1882), Dearly Bought (1884), Next Door (1886), Young Maids and Old (1888), The Mistress of Beech Knoll (1890), and Miss Bagg's Secretary (1892). She is George Frederick Root's daughter and authored the text for several of his most successful cantatas. The 1923 film A Chapter in Her Life is based on Burnham's novel Jewel: A Chapter in Her Life, written in 1903. She was born in Massachusetts and died at her family's house in Maine in 1927. Clara Louise Root was born in Newton, Massachusetts, on May 25, 1854. She was the oldest of six children born to Dr. George Frederick Root, a musical composer, and the former Mary Woodman. Her father, who became a senior partner at Root & Cady in Chicago, relocated with his family to the city while Burnham was a child, and Chicago became her home from then on. A visit for numerous summers to the old homestead in North Reading, Massachusetts, combined with memories of her early upbringing, provided her with an understanding of New England dialect and character, which she later incorporated in her writing. She was primarily interested in music when she was little.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 238 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362209411
  • ISBN-13: 9789362209412
  • Item Weight: 357g
  • Dimension: 216 x 140 x 13.3mm
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Age: 13+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type: Fiction / Romance / General