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The Vicissitudes of Bessie Fairfax

by Harriet Parr

A story about a girl who learns to see the world is it is and navigate in it. This is a vivid and charming story by Harriet Parr, who wrote under the pseudonym of Holm Lee. She was a best selling author in her days, admired even by Charles Dickens. Her descriptions of the English town, which was fast disappearing due to the industrial revolution, reminds one of novels by Elizabeth Gaskell and George Eliot.

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English

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English

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1874

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Harriet Parr was an English author of the Victorian era, who wrote under the pseudonym Holme Lee. She also wrote stories for children. The daughter of a commercial traveller, Parr was born in the Engl...

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