Incisive, unconventional psychological study of the conflict between a wealthy baronet, his idealistic daughter, and their scapegrace cousin. A compelling story that discloses how an individual destiny is as unpredictable as life itself. "Probes into a subtle contrasts between appearance and reality.... read more
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Incisive, unconventional psychological study of the conflict between a wealthy baronet, his idealistic daughter, and their scapegrace cousin. A compelling story that discloses how an individual destiny is as unpredictable as life itself. "Probes into a subtle contrasts between appearance and reality." — A. O. J. Cockshut.
Reprint of the Williams and Norgate Ltd., London, 1948 edition.
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