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The march of the foxgloves / Karyn Hay.

by Hay, Karyn [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Zealand Esom House 2016Description: 341 pages ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780473365820; 0473365820.Subject(s): 1800 - 1899 | Women artists -- Fiction | New Zealand -- 19th century -- Fiction. -- History | London (England) -- 19th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | New Zealand fiction -- 21st century. -- 21st century.Summary: London, 1893, and Frances Woodward is tormented by the restrictions of her puritanical father and the cruelties of 19th century narcissist, Benedict Hunt. Having meted out a particularly creative form of revenge upon Hunt, Frances transcends the social norms of the late-Victorian era and travels alone to the far-flung colony of New Zealand, where she is forced to look beyond the establishment life seemingly pre-ordained for her. Falling in with other artists and non-conformists, and inspired by the revolution in thinking brought about by heroic literary figures and social reformers of the time, Frances forges a new path of her own making.
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London, 1893, and Frances Woodward is tormented by the restrictions of her puritanical father and the cruelties of 19th century narcissist, Benedict Hunt. Having meted out a particularly creative form of revenge upon Hunt, Frances transcends the social norms of the late-Victorian era and travels alone to the far-flung colony of New Zealand, where she is forced to look beyond the establishment life seemingly pre-ordained for her. Falling in with other artists and non-conformists, and inspired by the revolution in thinking brought about by heroic literary figures and social reformers of the time, Frances forges a new path of her own making.

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