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Russian Short Stories (ed. John Bayley)
John Bayley

Classification : Short Stories
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2009
Imprint : Everyman Classics
Page Extent : TBC
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9789350092293
Price : 195

About the book
A classic of melodrama, murder and mystery Young, beautiful and aristocratic, Isabel Vane marries the middle-class lawyer Archibald Carlyle after her father’s death leaves her penniless. Now living in East Lynne, home of Carlyle and his domineering sister who takes over the running of the house, Isabel is led by her idleness and helplessness to misinterpret her husband’s secret meetings with Barbara Hare, whose brother is accused of murder. The results start her downward fall that transcends her personal fate to disrupt the most revered of Victorian ideals: Marriage and Motherhood. Against Isabel’s story, a subplot of murder, mystery, and sexual transgression emerges which interweaves with Isabel’s fate to create an intriguing mixture of passion, suspense and pathos. The most comprehensive paperback edition available, with introduction, notes, text summary, selected criticism and chronology of Mrs Henry Wood’s life and times

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John Bayley
John Bayley is the author of ALICE, THE QUEER CAPTAIN, GEORGE'S LAIR and THE RED HAT. He was Warton Professor of English at the University of Oxford and is a fellow of St Catherine's College.
Books by John Bayley
Good Companions (PB)
Iris (PB)
Iris and the Friends (PB)
The Iris Trilogy Iris, , Iris and the Friends , Widower's House (PB)