Publish date: August 1st 2001
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group, Ltd.
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Book Club
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
, 19th Century
Ruth is 16 and a lonely orphan when she is seduced by upper class man. When he becomes ill, his mother takes him home and forces him to break all ties with Ruth. Soon afterwards, she discovers she is going to have a baby. A kind minister takes her home with him and she becomes part of his family....
What more can you say except Victorian melodrama at its full blown height. Fallen women, bounders etc...
Oh dear - how bland Ruth is. It's a wonder she got shagged at all!Home audio file - c drive - blue roomEve Matheson, Narrator Blurb - Ruth Hilton, like so many Victorian heroines, is seduced, made pregnant, and abandoned by a wealthy and careless man. The story follows the devout Ruth, who persevere...
Ruth is a very moving story of an unwed mother in the Victorian age. A wonderful story of faith, acceptance and forgiveness. Read with a box of tissues.
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