By George Orwell
Dorothy is the daughter of the Reverend Charles Hare, rector of St. Athelstan’s in Depression-era Suffolk, England. She serves as a dutiful housekeeper, plays strong works, cultivates reliable thoughts—and pricks her arm with a pin whilst a nasty concept arises.
yet whilst she toils away making costumes for the church university play, she is haunted by means of strategies in regards to the poverty that surrounds her and the money owed she can’t find the money for to pay. Then, without warning, she unearths herself in London. She is donning silk stockings, has funds in her pocket, and can't keep in mind her personal name . . .
This novel of a girl thrust right into a unusual trip, struck by way of amnesia and grappling with questions of religion and id in a global of unemployment and starvation, is a masterful paintings of satire through one of many nice writers of the 20 th century.
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A Clergyman’s Daughter (Harvest Book) by George Orwell