Lady Connie

By: Mrs. Humphry Ward
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Lady Connie" by Mrs. Humphry Ward intricately navigates the Victorian era's societal intricacies, blending romance and family dynamics. Set against the backdrop of England's aristocratic society, the novel delves into the complexities of marriage, duty, and tradition within the confines of social class and wealth. Through the lens of Lady Connie's journey, readers witness the tension between societal expectations and individual desires, particularly concerning women's rights and roles. As Lady Connie grapples with her place in society and the expectations placed upon her, intricate relationships unfold, revealing layers of intrigue and psychological depth. Ward skillfully crafts a narrative rich in character development, allowing readers to witness the evolution of not only Lady Connie but also those around her. Against a backdrop of societal norms and familial obligations, "Lady Connie" explores themes of duty and tradition, challenging conventions while illuminating the human psyche's intricacies. Through its exploration of relationships and the inner workings of the human mind, the novel offers readers a compelling glimpse into the Victorian era's complexities and contradictions.

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Mrs. Humphry Ward

Mary Augusta Ward CBE was a British author who lived from June 11, 1851, to March 24, 1920. She wrote under her married name, Mrs. Humphry Ward. Setting up a Settlement in London to help poor people get better schooling was one way she did this. In 1908, she became the first President of the Women's National Anti-Suffrage League. Mary Augusta Arnold was born in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. She came from a well-known family of writers and educators. Mary was the daughter of Julia Sorell and Tom Arnold, who taught literature. William Thomas Arnold was a writer and journalist, Ethel Arnold worked for women's right to vote, and Julia Huxley started Prior's Field School for Girls in 1902 and married Leonard Huxley. Their sons were Julian and Aldous Huxley. It was important for British intellectual life to have people like the Arnolds and the Huxleys. Author Matthew Arnold was her uncle, and Thomas Arnold, the famous headmaster of Rugby School, was her grandpa. Tom Arnold, Mary's father, was made head of schools in Van Diemen's Land, which is now Tasmania. He started his job on January 15, 1850.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 288 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362763176
  • ISBN-13: 9789362763174
  • Item Weight: 374.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 16.0mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / General