Nuttie's Father

By: Charlotte M. Yonge
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Nuttie's Father" by Charlotte M. Yonge is a captivating novel that falls within the genre of Victorian family drama. Yonge, a prolific and celebrated author, weaves a compelling tale that explores complex familial relationships, societal expectations, and personal growth. The story centers around the young and spirited Ursula "Nuttie" Egremont, whose life takes a dramatic turn when she discovers her long-lost father. Raised in modest circumstances by her devoted mother, Nuttie is thrust into a new world of wealth and privilege upon her father's return. However, this reunion is fraught with emotional turmoil, as her father, Mr. Egremont, proves to be a challenging and morally ambiguous figure. Yonge's skillful character development and keen insight into human nature are evident throughout the novel. She delves into the intricacies of Nuttie's struggle to reconcile her loyalty to her mother with her desire to win her father's affection. The narrative also highlights the societal pressures and gender roles of the Victorian era, offering readers a vivid portrayal of the period's domestic life. "Nuttie's Father" is a poignant and thought-provoking read, showcasing Charlotte M. Yonge's ability to blend moral questions with engaging storytelling. Her nuanced portrayal of family dynamics and individual resilience makes this novel a timeless piece of literature.

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Charlotte M. Yonge

Charlotte M. Yonge was an English novelist and historian, born on August 11, 1823, in Otterbourne, Hampshire, England. She is best known for her prolific writing career, which spanned over 60 years and produced more than 160 works, including novels, children's books, and historical studies. Yonge's writing was strongly influenced by her deep religious beliefs and her interest in history and education. Many of her novels, such as "The Heir of Redclyffe" and "Heartsease," explore moral and religious themes and are known for their wholesome and uplifting tone. She also wrote numerous works for children, including the popular "Book of Golden Deeds," which features stories of heroism and selflessness. In addition to her writing, Yonge was a prominent figure in the Church of England and was involved in various philanthropic and educational endeavours. She founded a school for girls in her hometown and was a supporter of the National Society for Promoting Religious Education. Yonge died on May 24, 1901, in Otterbourne, Hampshire, England. Her legacy as a writer and educator continues to be celebrated, and her works remain popular with readers today.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 298pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363055744
  • ISBN-13: 9789363055742
  • Item Weight: 387.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 16.5mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Family Life