Miss Peabody’s inheritance by Elizabeth Jolley

cover of the book Miss Peabody's inheritanceMiss Peabody’s inheritance by Elizabeth Jolley
Genre: Award Winner; Fiction
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Published: 1983
Publisher: University of Queensland Press
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Format: Paperback
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No. of Pages: 157
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ISBN: 9780702217920
Award(s): Publishing Triangle’s 100 Best Lesbian and Gay Novels
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In this powerful tale of love and loneliness, Elizabeth Jolley has woven two parallel stories into a dazzlingly original novel. Arabella Thorne, a cultured and eccentric schoolmistress, travels to Europe accompanied by a shy schoolgirl and the jealous Miss Edgely. Meanwhile, the Australian novelist Diana Hopewell answers a letter from Miss Peabody, an incompetent clerical worker living in a London suburb, and the ensuing correspondence between the two women changes Miss Peabody’s life and personality dramatically. ‘ An Australian who wrote a lesbian romance corresponds with one of her readers, Dorothy Peabody, an unmarried fiftyish typist who lives in England with her bedridden mother.
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