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Mrs Lirriper

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Mrs Lirriper by Charles Dickens
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Published for the first time in 1863-64 in a Xmas Special to the magazine All the Year Round, Mrs Lirriper's Lodgings and Mrs Lirriper's Legacy are published here in their entirety for the first over a century Mrs Lirriper is an involving story of people thrown together by chance, that moves from the squalors of Victorian London to the sunnier climes of southern France. Recently widowed, Mrs Lirriper devotes her energies to attending to the needs of her assorted lodgers. But when a new-born child is abandoned to her care, her responsibilities extend to new levels. Enlisting long-time lodger, the Major, into the role of 'guardian', the two develop an increasing affection for the boy. In an effort to entertain the growing lad, they relate the stories of their fellow-lodgers, little knowing that they are about to embark on their own real-life tale of impending death, guilty secrets and mysterious legacies.

Author Biography

Author of Kitchen Venom (1996) which won a Somerset Maugham Award and The Mulberry Empire (2002) which was shortlisted for the W. H. Smith Literary Award, Philip Hensher is the youngest writer in the Oxford Companion to English Literature, Who's Who, and A. S. Byatt's Oxford Book of the English Short Story'.
Release date Australia
November 1st, 2005
Contributor
Foreword by Philip Hensher
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edition
First complete ed since 1865
Imprint
Hesperus Press Ltd
Pages
300
Dimensions
125x195x20
ISBN-13
9781843911319
Product ID
1936270

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