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Told by an Idiot

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Told by an Idiot by Macaulay, Rose, 9781448200009
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  • ISBN: 9781448200009 | 1448200008
  • Cover: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/31/2013
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It isshortly before Christmas in the year 1879, the forty-second year of QueenVictoria's reign, when the curtain rises on the Garden family: on Mr Garden, aclergyman of many denominations, about to lose his faith for the umpteenthtime, on his selfless, devoted wife - and on their six children, about to belaunched on the adult world. There is Victoria, a Pre-Raphaelite beauty intent on marriage; Maurice, shaking his fist at the injustices of the world; Stanley, a followerof Ruskin and Morris, doing good as radical fashion dictates; Irving, alusty young capitalist, and Una born forhappy marriage and maternity. All are watched from the sidelines by theirsister Rome. Detached, intelligent, urbane, she observes three generations of her family strut and fret their hour uponthe stage. To her their sound and fury signify nothing- but to us thememory of Rome's one brief love affairstrikes the final note of truth, defiantly affirming that it is better to have loved and lost . . .

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