Trollope, Joanna The Rector's Wife

ISBN 13: 9780001046948

The Rector's Wife

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9780001046948: The Rector's Wife

Anna has been everything a priest's wife should be. But when her husband, Peter, fails to gain promotion to Archdeacon, Anna rebels, and tastes independence for the first time since she left university.

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"The portrayal of the petty frustrations of clerical life is spot on and the novel is elegantly written" ( The Sunday Times)

"I would have killed anyone who wrested this novel from my hands... it's compulsive reading" ( The Times)

"This is Trollope's finest novel to date. Prepare to be wittily and wisely entertained by an exceptional writer" ( Daily Mail)

"Like a Barbara Pym novel, though Joanna Trollope has a much stronger grasp than Pym on the tangled web of family life" ( The Times)

"The portrayal of the petty frustrations of clerical life is spot on and the novel is elegantly written" ( Sunday Telegraph)

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A poignant story of lonliness, rebellion and love.

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