Publisher: Edinburgh : W. Blackwood
Edition language: English
Series: The Chronicles of Carlingford (#5)
I've only read two books by Mrs Oliphant (the other being A City Besieged, which is fascinating, weird, and extremely different from this), and enjoyed both. But Miss Marjoribanks makes it very clear why she was a bestselling author in her day. It's a power fantasy, but not unalloyed; it's delightf...
Some books if you can't catch the rhythm of just became joyless works you have to force march yourself through.I kept trying to get through this book, but the writing, flow, and the characters were just too much for me to overcome. I gave up. I know that that was supposed to be a comedy of sorts and...
Well I have certainly never met a character like Miss Lucilla Marjoribanks. At first I simply did not understand her motives, drive and determination to re-organize Carlingford society. It seemed such a waste of a strong character. This was a long read, not to be rushed, and the further I bec...
bookshelves: women, published-1866, winter20092010, victorian, play-dramatisation, fraudio Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Lee Aiken Recommended for: BBC listeners Read from February 22 to 26, 2010 ** spoiler alert ** The Carlingford Chronicles - Miss Marjoribanks. Margaret Oliphant dramatisation ...
The Carlingford Chronicles - Miss Marjoribanks. Margaret Oliphant dramatisation with Elizabeth Spriggs.
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