The House in Town

By: Susan Warner
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The House in Town" by Susan Warner epitomizes Victorian literature, set against the bustling backdrop of New York City. Within the confines of urban society, Warner intricately weaves a tapestry of family dynamics, where social class distinctions dictate domestic life and relationships. Against this backdrop, romance blossoms, friendships are forged, and women's roles within marriage and society are scrutinized. With a keen eye for detail, Warner delves into the complexities of morality and the nuances of city life, juxtaposing wealth and privilege against the struggles of everyday existence. Through meticulous character development, she unveils the psychological realism underlying her protagonists' actions, illuminating the intricacies of human nature. At its core, "The House in Town" is a captivating exploration of love, ambition, and societal expectations, where characters navigate the delicate balance between personal desires and societal norms. Warner's portrayal of Victorian-era New York resonates with authenticity, offering readers a glimpse into a bygone era shaped by tradition, ambition, and the pursuit of happiness in the midst of an ever-changing world.

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Susan Warner

Susan Bogert Warner was an American Presbyterian author of religious fiction, children's books, and theology writings. She is well known for The Wide, Wide World. Her previous works include Queechy, The Hills of Shatemuck, Melbourne House, Daisy, Walks from Eden, House of Israel, What She Could, Opportunities, and House in Town. Warner and her sister, Anna, authored a series of semi-religious books that were extremely successful, including Say and Seal, Christmas Stocking, Books of Blessing, 8 vols., and The Law and the Testimony. Susan Warner was born in New York City on July 11, 1819. Warner could trace her family history back to the Puritans on both sides. Her father, Henry Warner, was a New York City lawyer originating from New England, and her mother, Anna Bartlett, was from a wealthy, fashionable family in Hudson Square. When Warner was a young child, her mother died, and her father's sister, Fanny, moved in with the Warners. Despite being wealthy, the father lost the majority of his income during the Panic of 1837, as well as via following lawsuits and disastrous investments.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 176pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362761149
  • ISBN-13: 9789362761149
  • Item Weight: 228.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 10.0mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Romance / General