Book Cover of Letty


by Arthur Wing Pinero

This compelling story follows the life of Letty, a young woman who finds herself entangled in a web of romance, scandal, and personal transformation. Set in the backdrop of Victorian society, "Letty" explores the struggles and challenges faced by its eponymous protagonist as she navigates through the complexities of her relationships. As Letty's story unfolds, readers are drawn into a world of hidden desires, moral dilemmas, and the search for personal identity. Pinero skillfully portrays the societal expectations and norms that govern Letty's life. Through a series of twists and turns, the author unveils the secrets that lie beneath the surface, challenging the characters' assumptions and redefining their paths. The narrative showcases the consequences of societal pressures and the pursuit of personal happiness in a restrictive environment. "Letty" is not just a tale of love and intrigue; it also provides social commentary on the norms and values of Victorian society. Pinero's sharp observations and nuanced characterizations shed light on the complexities of human nature and the impact of societal expectations on individuals. The relevance of "Letty" extends beyond its historical context. The themes of love, personal growth, and the pursuit of freedom resonate with readers across generations. The novel prompts reflection on the role of societal constraints in shaping one's identity and the choices individuals make to overcome them. Arthur Wing Pinero's "Letty" remains a significant work of literature, showcasing the author's mastery in capturing the intricacies of human emotions and societal dynamics. The novel invites readers to delve into a world of secrets and forbidden desires, where the pursuit of happiness becomes a battleground between societal norms and personal fulfillment. Whether for its historical value, its exploration of societal expectations, or its compelling narrative, "Letty" continues to captivate readers with its timeless themes and well-crafted storytelling. It is a must-read for those seeking a thought-provoking and engaging literary experience that delves into the complexities of love, identity, and society.

Book Details



Original Language


Published In



Arthur Wing Pinero image

Sir Arthur Wing Pinero was an English playwright and, early in his career, actor. Pinero was drawn to the theatre from an early age, and became a professional actor at the age of 19. He gained experie...

More on Arthur Wing Pinero

Listen/Download Audiobook

Read by:
Playback Speed 1.0
  • Select Speed

Related books

Mary Marston Cover image

Mary Marston by George MacDonald

It is a story of a woman who loves a man, and teaches him to change. Not out of his love for her, but simply because it was the right thing to do.

The Diary of a Nobody Cover image

The Diary of a Nobody by George Grossmith

Grossmith’s comic novel unveils the daily chronicles of the pompous and clumsy middle-aged clerk Charles Pooter, who has just moved to the London subu...

What's Mine's Mine Cover image

What's Mine's Mine by George MacDonald

In the rugged Scottish highlands of the mid-19th century, a clash of cultures is brewing. Peregrine Palmer, a wealthy landowner from the south, has c...

The Tree of Heaven Cover image

The Tree of Heaven by May Sinclair

This thought-provoking book explores the themes of feminism, societal expectations, and the quest for personal freedom. Published in 1917, "The Tree...

The House of Mystery Cover image

The House of Mystery by Richard Marsh

The House of Mystery is based upon the complicated plot involving two women who look exactly alike, one rich and one poor, and so mistaken identities...

Servants of Satan Cover image

Servants of Satan by Seabury Quinn

This is a gripping novel that takes readers on a suspenseful journey into the realms of the occult and the eternal struggle between good and evil. Wri...

Just As I Am Cover image

Just As I Am by Mary Elizabeth Braddon

This remarkable work showcases Braddon's mastery of storytelling and her ability to captivate readers with her vivid characters and intricate plot. S...

Toilers of the Sea Cover image

Toilers of the Sea by Victor Hugo

The story concerns a Guernseyman named Gilliatt, a social outcast who falls in love with Deruchette, the niece of a local shipowner, Mess Lethierry. W...

T. Tembarom Cover image

T. Tembarom by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The story of a Boy living in New York as a street waif, who sells newspapers eventually finds himself to be the heir of an ancient manor. The kids at...

Two on a Tower Cover image

Two on a Tower by Thomas Hardy

Two on a Tower: A Romance (1882) is a novel by English author Thomas Hardy, classified by him as a romance and fantasy it is one of his minor works. T...

Reviews for Letty

No reviews posted or approved, yet...