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The Pastor's Wife

The Pastor's Wife

Ingeborg Bullivant, the put-upon daughter of the Bishop of Redchester, suddenly becomes possessed by the demon Rebellion and takes a week’s tour to Lucerne. Constantly in the company of a ponderous German pastor, she is put into a quandary when he proposes marriage. Faced with her father’s wrath on her return, however, Ingeborg accepts her Herr Dremmel with simple relief.

But the role of a pastor’s wife in East Prussia is not as Ingeborg had imagined, for she has merely exchanged one set of rules for another …
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 2nd February 2006

Price: £12

ISBN-13: 9781844082803


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[von Arnim] was keenly aware of the powerlessness of an intelligent woman in a male-dominated world
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A particular kind of witty and well constructed fiction, a sort of sparkling Euclid, which nobody else can touch
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Worldly, sharp, witty ... Try to write like that, and her gift will seem very enviable and elusive
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