Christie Johnstone (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Christie Johnstone (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Charles Reade
     
 

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Two parallel romances feature in this 1853 novel.  The first is between a bored aristocrat, Lord Ipsden, who, disappointed in love, retreats to bucolic Scotland, and Lady Barbara, who harbors certain Romantic illusions.  The second concerns a beautiful Scottish fishwife, the eponymous heroine, and Charles Gatty, a talented but unsuccessful painter.

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Two parallel romances feature in this 1853 novel.  The first is between a bored aristocrat, Lord Ipsden, who, disappointed in love, retreats to bucolic Scotland, and Lady Barbara, who harbors certain Romantic illusions.  The second concerns a beautiful Scottish fishwife, the eponymous heroine, and Charles Gatty, a talented but unsuccessful painter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411450981
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/19/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
278
File size:
541 KB

Meet the Author


Charles Reade (1814-1884) was a prolific English novelist and playwright who sought to expose social injustice in his work.  He is remembered for the novels The Cloister and the Hearth (1861), a historical romance; Hard Cash (1863), an expose of abuse in mental asylums; and Put Yourself in His Place (1870), about trade-union terrorism.

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