Can You Forgive Her?
Publish date: December 15th 2008
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Pages no: 928
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
, Literary Fiction
, 19th Century
Series: Palliser (#1)
This is a novel that is a labor of love for the reader, if they have any compunctions about the pace or the scale of a Victorian novel they should steer clear of this at any cost. However, for the reader willing to invest the energy and the time, 'Can You Forgive Her' is a rewarding experience and i...
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