A Clergyman's Daughter

Intimidated by her father, the rector of Knype Hill, Dorothy performs her submissive roles of dutiful daughter and bullied housekeeper. Her thoughts are taken up with the costumes she is making for the church school play, by the hopelessness of preaching to the poor and by debts she cannot pay in 1930s Depression England. Suddenly her routine shatters and Dorothy finds herself down and out in London. She is wearing silk stockings, has money in her pocket and cannot remember her name. Orwell leads us through a landscape of unemployment, poverty and hunger, where Dorothy's faith is challenged by a social reality that changes her life.

Product Overview
ISBN 9780141184654
Categories BUY8, BX, Fiction, Highlight, Literary Fiction, New Arrivals
Author(s) George Orwell
Publisher Penguin Books
Pages 320
Format Paperback
Dimensions 12.9cm x 1.8cm x 19.8cm
Weight 0.24 kg

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