The Story of Jessie

The Story of Jessie

by Mabel Quiller-Couch

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Overview

Patience is delighted at having a grandchild about, but Thomas is troubled. Jessie, when she arrives, is the image of Lizzie as a child. Thomas and Patience must deal with their feelings about their daughter, starting with the need to house Jessie in Lizzie's old room, which Thomas hasn't entered since his daughter left.

Florence Mabel Quiller-Couch was a younger sister of Arthur Quiller-Couch, who was Professor of English Literature at Cambridge, and wrote fiction as "Q." Like her brother and sister Lillian, she became a writer, producing a total of twenty-six published works.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783847205487
Publisher: tredition
Publication date: 02/07/2012
Sold by: Readbox
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 124
File size: 893 KB

About the Author

(Florence) Mabel Quiller-Couch (c. 1866 - 1924) was an English editor, compiler and children's writer. Mabel Quiller-Couch was the daughter of Thomas Quiller-Couch of Bodmin and his wife Mary (née Ford) and younger sister of the critic Arthur Quiller-Couch. She was one of five children of whom Arthur was the eldest son. After a disappointment in love she lived with her younger sister Lilian, also a writer, in Hampstead. Of her 26 publications, one was jointly written and one jointly edited with her sister.

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