The Rector (Chronicles of Carlingford, #1)

The Rector opens as Carlingford awaits the arrival of their new rector. Will he be high church or low? And -- for there are numerous unmarried ladies in Carlingford -- will he be a bachelor? After fifteen years at All Souls the Rector fancies himself immune to womanhood: he is yet to encounter the blue ribbons and dimples of Miss Lucy Wodehouse.

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The Ladies Lindores

Margaret Oliphant Oliphant (nee Margaret Oliphant Wilson) (1828-1897), Scottish novelist and historical writer, daughter of Francis Wilson, was born at Wallyford, near Musselburgh, East Lothian. As a girl she constantly occupied herself with literary experiments, and in 1849 published her first novel Passages in the Life of Mrs Margaret Maitland. This she followed up in 1851 with Caleb Field. In May 1852 she married her cousin, Frank Wilson...

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Hester

This is the only edition of this enthralling novel whose story is as gripping as all the most popular classics.Margaret Oliphant's star is rising, and publication of this affordable edition will give her a more prominent profile on literature courses and among reading groups and general readers.The story centres on two fascinating women, one young, one older, who are both drawn with extraordinary psychological depth, and a cast of supporting...

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The Curate in Charge

This is an OCR edition without illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from GeneralBooksClub.com. You can also preview excerpts from the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Original Published by: Macmillan and Co....

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Jeanne D'Arc; Her Life and Death

According to Wikipedia: "Margaret Oliphant Oliphant (nee Margaret Oliphant Wilson) (April 4, 1828 - June 25, 1897), Scottish novelist and historical writer, daughter of Francis Wilson, was born at Wallyford, near Musselburgh, East Lothian. Her childhood was spent at Lasswade (near Dalkeith), Glasgow and Liverpool. As a girl she constantly occupied herself with literary experiments, and in 1849 published her first novel Passages in the Life of...

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The Open Door

Es la primera vez que leo a Margaret Oliphant y, afortunadamente, me dejó una buena impresión. Espero toparme con más relatos de esta autora. La puerta abierta empieza por el lugar casi obligatorio de los relatos góticos: la descripción de la mansión/ ruina embrujada. La familia Mortimer se muda temporalmente a una casa un tanto aislada y el asunto comienza a ponerse raro ( muy raro) cuando...

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The Beleagured City

Haunted by a sense that the living and the dead are separated by no more than a narrow and disputed borderland, the tales that Margaret Oliphant liked to call her "stories of the seen and the unseen" are now recognized as among the most remarkable explorations of the supernatural to appear in Victorian times. A prolific writer with many novels to her name, Margaret Oliphant could produce her few supernatural tales "only when they came to me."...

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