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The rector"s wife

by Joanna Trollope

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Published by Black Swan in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London: Bloomsbury Publishing, 1991.

StatementJoanna Trollope.
The Physical Object
Pagination285p. ;
Number of Pages285
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18535614M
ISBN 100552994707

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In the last two or three chapters Anna is seen driving around the village and elsewhere in a carefree mood: "It was curious and exciting to drive so much, to feel that the car was hers to drive."/5.

The rector's wife - in an age where few married women worked - probably devoted some of her time to charitable works and shared her husband's vocation. The latter day 'Rector's Wife' finds herself without money, career or friends and is expected to carry out considerable unpaid work without recompense/5(67).

With Lindsay Duncan, Jonathan Coy, Miles Anderson, Lucy Dawson. Anna Bouverie (Lindsay Duncan, Rome) chafes at her limited life as a vicar's wife in a small English town. When her husband Peter (Jonathan Coy, from the Horatio Hornblower series) is passed over for a promotion and her daughter is bullied at school, Anna gets a job at a supermarket in /10().

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But when an expected promotion to archdeacon falls through, her husband retreats into bitterness. Faced with isolation, the. Rectors Wife by Joanna Trollope For twenty years, Anna Bouverie, as a priest's wife, has served God and the parish in a variety of ways.

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When her husband fails to gain promotion to archdeacon and retreats into Book Edition: Black Swan Edition, The Pastor's Wife ( fiction) was a sad commentary on people in the church who haven't a clue what it means to follow Christ.

Every character was selfish to the core. It was terribly hard to like a book in which none of the principle characters have any redeeming qualities/5. For twenty years Anna Bouverie, as a priest's wife (£ a year and a redbrick rectory that looked like a bus shelter) had served God and the parish in a diversity of ways.

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pp. New York: Random House. $ Text: JOANNA TROLLOPE'S latest book to appear in this country is a contemporary example of a proud old literary tradition: the novel of rural English clerical life. Typically, a more or less heroic clergyman with the best of intentions is beleaguered by the forces of.Get this from a library!

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