Evelina: Or the History of a Young Ladys Entrance Into the World

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Evelina: Or the History of a Young Ladys Entrance Into the World

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Leaving the secluded home of her guardian for the first time, beautiful Evelina Anville is captivated bu her new surroundings on Londons beau monde - and in particular by the handsome, chivalrous Lord Orville. But her enjoyment soon turnd to mortification at the behaviour of her vulgar and capricious grandmother, and by the rakish Sir Clement Willoughby, who torments the Leaving the secluded home of her guardian for the first time, beautiful Evelina Anville is captivated bu her new surroundings on Londons beau monde - and in particular by the handsome, chivalrous Lord Orville. But her enjoyment soon turnd to mortification at the behaviour of her vulgar and capricious grandmother, and by the rakish Sir Clement Willoughby, who torments the naive young woman with his unwanted advances. And while her aristocratic father refuses to acknowledge her legitimacy, Evelina can hold no hope of happiness with the man she loves. Published anonymously in 1778, when the secret of its authorship was revealed France Burneys epistolary novel brought her instant fame. With its ingenious combination of romance and satire, comedy and melodrama, Evelina is a sparkling depiction of the dangers and delights of fashionable society.

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Leaving the secluded home of her guardian for the first time, beautiful Evelina Anville is captivated bu her new surroundings on Londons beau monde - and in particular by the handsome, chivalrous Lord Orville. But her enjoyment soon turnd to mortification at the behaviour of her vulgar and capricious grandmother, and by the rakish Sir Clement Willoughby, who torments the Leaving the secluded home of her guardian for the first time, beautiful Evelina Anville is captivated bu her new surroundings on Londons beau monde - and in particular by the handsome, chivalrous Lord Orville. But her enjoyment soon turnd to mortification at the behaviour of her vulgar and capricious grandmother, and by the rakish Sir Clement Willoughby, who torments the naive young woman with his unwanted advances. And while her aristocratic father refuses to acknowledge her legitimacy, Evelina can hold no hope of happiness with the man she loves. Published anonymously in 1778, when the secret of its authorship was revealed France Burneys epistolary novel brought her instant fame. With its ingenious combination of romance and satire, comedy and melodrama, Evelina is a sparkling depiction of the dangers and delights of fashionable society.
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Title Evelina: Or the History of a Young Ladys Entrance Into the World Height 12.7
Frances Burney Width 2.3
ISBN-13 9780140433470 Binding Paperback
ISBN-10 #0140433473 Spine Width
Publisher Faber And Faber (penguin India) Pages 560
Edition 2010 Availability Out Of Stock

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