Lady Merton, Colonist

By: Mrs. Humphry Ward
Published By: Double9 Books
Rs. 275.00
Rs. 275.00
Sold Out
Unit Price

About the Book

"Lady Merton, Colonist" by Mrs. Humphry Ward is a captivating exploration of colonialism's impact on society and family dynamics. Set against the backdrop of England and Australia, the novel delves into themes of women's rights, class, and identity amidst the backdrop of immigration. As Lady Merton ventures into the colonial frontier, she grapples with conflicting ideals and cultural clashes, embarking on a journey of independence and adventure. Through intricate relationships and evolving societal norms, Ward navigates the complexities of colonial life, portraying the struggles and triumphs of characters striving to carve out their place in a new land. Against a backdrop of conflict and cultural exchange, the novel unravels the intricacies of identity and class, showcasing the transformative power of immigration on individual and collective destinies. Amidst the backdrop of colonial Australia, "Lady Merton, Colonist" offers readers a compelling narrative of resilience and character development, illuminating the human spirit's capacity for adaptation and growth in the face of change. Through its exploration of society, family, and personal discovery, Ward's novel stands as a testament to the enduring legacy of colonialism and its profound impact on the lives of those it touches.

Read more

Premium quality
Easy Return
Certified product
Secure Checkout
Money back guarantee
On time delivery

About Author

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.

Read more

Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 186 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362768097
  • ISBN-13: 9789362768094
  • Item Weight: 241.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 10.5mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / General