The Cathedral (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) [NOOK Book]

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This 1922 novel puts to good use Walpole’s experiences in a series of boarding schools, as well as his knowledge of his father’s career as the Bishop of Edinburgh. Acknowledged as one of his best books, it is ranked with the clerical classics of Anthony Trollope. Walpole adapted it for the stage in 1936.

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The Cathedral (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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Overview


This 1922 novel puts to good use Walpole’s experiences in a series of boarding schools, as well as his knowledge of his father’s career as the Bishop of Edinburgh. Acknowledged as one of his best books, it is ranked with the clerical classics of Anthony Trollope. Walpole adapted it for the stage in 1936.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781411450806
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Publication date: 5/10/2011
  • Series: Barnes & Noble Digital Library
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 468
  • Sales rank: 1,279,490
  • File size: 444 KB

Meet the Author


Sir Hugh Seymour Walpole (1884-1941) was born in Auckland, New Zealand. One of the bestselling writers of the 1920s and ’30s, he was also one of the most prolific authors of his time. His works include thirty-six novels, five volumes of short stories, and the screenplay for George Cukor’s film of David Copperfield.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 5, 2012

    Thoroughly enjoyed

    Great writing, good understanding of human nature. Wish i could truly walk the streets and stand in the cathedral with light filtering in.

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