The Temple Of Optimism

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Anthony Apreece covets the land of his young neighbour, Edward Horne. Edward covets Daisy, Anthony's wife. In this tale of greed and love, James Fleming has recreated 1788 country life in all its extraordinary richness, and a remarkable story that bears comparison with the great novels of the nineteenth century.
'A beautifully written, highly accomplished first novel, his vigorous and poetic prose, flawless dialogue, rich and comical cast of characters and his exquisite observations of period detail make this a feast of a novel'
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"Heart-stoppingly good. One detects the hand of a master" (Sunday Telegraph)

"A feast of a novel" (Mail on Sunday)

"Startingly good" (Daily Telegraph)

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An astonishing, richly absorbing first novel, set in 18th Century Derbyshire, about greed, money and love.

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Book Description Vintage. Paperback. Book Condition: New. UNUSED, VERY GOOD, NOT EX-LIBRARY, 320 pages. Anthony Apreece covets the land of his young neighbour, Edward Horne. Edward covets Daisy, Anthony's wife. In this tale of greed and love, James Fleming has recreated 1788 country life in all its extraordinary richness, and a remarkable story that bears comparison with the great novels of the nineteenth century.'A beautifully written, highly accomplished first novel, his vigorous and poetic prose, flawless dialogue, rich and comical cast of characters and his exquisite observations of period detail make this a feast of a novel'MAIL ON SUNDAY. book. Bookseller Inventory # 467

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