The Marriage of William Ashe

By: Mrs. Humphry Ward
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Marriage of William Ashe" by Mrs. Humphry Ward delves into British literature with a compelling exploration of romance, society, and political intrigue within the Victorian era. At its core, the novel delves into the complexities of marriage, relationships, and social class dynamics, offering readers a rich tapestry of human emotion and ambition. Amidst the backdrop of Victorian society, Ward intricately weaves a narrative of ambition and duty, where characters navigate the delicate balance between honor and betrayal. Through insightful character studies and psychological depth, the novel delves into the inner workings of individuals grappling with societal expectations and personal desires. As political intrigue unfolds, readers are drawn into a world of familial obligation and moral dilemmas, where the consequences of one's actions reverberate throughout society. Ward's portrayal of family dynamics and social mores offers a nuanced perspective on the complexities of Victorian life, resonating with readers through its timeless exploration of human nature and the pursuit of love and ambition. With its blend of romance, intrigue, and social commentary, "The Marriage of William Ashe" stands as a quintessential work of British literature, capturing the essence of an era defined by its societal upheaval and cultural evolution.

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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: 370 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 936305599X
  • ISBN-13: 9789363055995
  • Item Weight: 481g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 20.4mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Literary