The Absentee (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Absentee (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Maria Edgeworth
     
 

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The Absentee is the story of Lord and Lady Clonbrony, who neglect their responsibilities to their Irish estates in favor of their preoccupation with fashionable London society. Their son travels incognito to Ireland to seek the truth of the circumstances. But can he turn things around and bring wealth to everyone, estate staff and family alike?

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The Absentee is the story of Lord and Lady Clonbrony, who neglect their responsibilities to their Irish estates in favor of their preoccupation with fashionable London society. Their son travels incognito to Ireland to seek the truth of the circumstances. But can he turn things around and bring wealth to everyone, estate staff and family alike?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411451940
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/05/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
File size:
343 KB

Meet the Author

Maria Edgeworth (1767–1849) was a British novelist and children’s writer, and one of the first practitioners of realism in children’s literature. Born in England, she later resided on her father’s estate in Ireland, drawing on her experiences there for her novels. Her novel Castle Rackrent, an immediate success, is mentioned in The Great Gatsby.

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