The Whirlpool (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Whirlpool (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by George Gissing
     
 

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Harvey Rolfe lives quietly on his modest inheritance at the fringe of London’s social and commercial life, but tumultuous events bring Alma Frothingham into his orbit. Their contentment doesn’t last long. Harvey’s inability to see Alma as merely selfish rather than an emancipated “new woman,” turns this story into a tale of a

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Harvey Rolfe lives quietly on his modest inheritance at the fringe of London’s social and commercial life, but tumultuous events bring Alma Frothingham into his orbit. Their contentment doesn’t last long. Harvey’s inability to see Alma as merely selfish rather than an emancipated “new woman,” turns this story into a tale of a marriage poisoned by sexual jealousy and deceit.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411443198
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/08/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
434
Sales rank:
1,248,670
File size:
549 KB

Meet the Author


George Robert Gissing (1857–1903) was an English novelist known for his realistic portrayal of the lower middle class, drawing on his own experiences of poverty. His first novel, Workers in the Dawn, failed commercially, but he persevered and achieved fame and success with his anticipatory novels New Grub Street, Born in Exile, and In the Year of Jubilee.

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The whirlpool 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Sat down.