Precious Bane

Precious Bane

Book - 1980
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Born at the time of Waterloo in the wild country of Shropshire, Prudence Sarn is a wild, passionate girl, cursed with a hare lip -- her 'precious bane'. Cursed for it, too, by the superstitious people amongst whom she lives. Prue loves two things: the remote countryside of her birth and, hopelessly, Kester Woodseaves, the weaver. The tale of how Woodseaves gradually discerns Prue's true beauty is set against the tragic drama of Prue's brother, Gideon, a driven man who is out of harmony with the natural world.
Publisher: Notre Dame, IN : University of Notre Dame Press, 1980, c1928
ISBN: 9780268015381
0268015384
Characteristics: 320 p. : ill. ; 22 cm

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