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charwoman"s daughter.

James Stephens

charwoman"s daughter.

by James Stephens

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Published by Gill and Macmillan in [Dublin] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementIntrod. by Augustine Martin.
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18975069M
ISBN 10717106330

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The Charwoman's Shadow is a fantasy novel by Anglo-Irish writer Lord is among the pioneering works in the field, published before the genre was named "fantasy". The book was reprinted in paperback by Ballantine Books as the fifty-fifth volume in its celebrated Ballantine Adult Fantasy series in February It contains elements of the (later named) subgenres of historical Author: Lord Dunsany.   The Charwoman's Shadow is a beautiful tale of a sorcerer's apprentice who discovers his master's nefarious usage of stolen shadows, and vows to save the charwoman from her slavery. Praise for The Charwoman's Shadow “Lord Dunsany is the great grandfather of us all.”—Jane Yolen, winner of National Book Award, Nebula Award, and Wolf Fantasy Brand: Random House Publishing Group.

About this Item: New York: Macmillan, , Paperback. Condition: Good. NOTE HC, no marks noted in text, pages tanned, dj well worn,AND AS ALWAYS SHIPPED IN 24 HOURS; and emailed to you a USPS tracking number on all orders; all books are sanitized and cleaned for . Books on Women's Fiction share a focus on the lives of women, and are marketed to a female readership. In women's fiction the protagonist is a woman who is facing life's challenges, and is transformed in some way by her experiences, which generally involve romance.


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) The Charwoman's Daughter This is a short story set in the slums and tenements of Dublin detailing the relationship between Mary Makebelieve and her mother the Charwoman of the title.

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A strange wistful story of sixteen-year-old Mary, the only child of her fiercely protective, widowed mother. Mary and her charwomans daughter. book live in a one-room tenement flat that is home to the rituals of their bitter love.

By day her mother cleans the houses of the Dublin rich, while Mary makes observations Brand: Charles River Editors. Mary is the daughter of an Irish charwoman of impulsive nature and vivid imaginations.

Mary and her mother are practically the only characters in the book; the others—the policeman, Mrs. Cafferty. Mrs. Cafferty's lodger—are shadowy figures who stand out Brand: OGB. The Charwoman's Daughter () Paperback – by James Stephens (Author)Cited by: 9.

A strange wistful story of sixteen-year-old Mary, the only child of her fiercely protective, widowed mother. Mary and her mother live in a one-room tenement flat that is home to the rituals of their bitter love.

By day her mother cleans the houses of the Dublin rich, while Mary makes observations as she walks through the city. The imaginitive richness of her insight makes the city come alive 5/5(2). The Charwoman’s Shadow is a lovely, original fairy tale.

In order to gain money for his daughter’s dowry, a father sends his son to apprentice to a magician, with the goal of discovering the method of turning lead into gold.4/5. The Charwoman's Daughter by James Stephens.

TO BETHEL SOLOMONS, M.B. on the walls were hung great pot-lids like the shields of barbarous warriors which she had seen in a story-book. Under the kitchen table there was a row of boots, all wrinkled by usage, and each wearing a human and almost intelligent aspect--a well-wrinkled boot has.

A humorous tale about a poor Irish charwoman living in the slums of Dublin, and her innocent teenage daughter, Mary Makebelieve, whose first forays into courtship and romance, and their desire to escape from drudgery -- provide us with a charming picture of youth's enthusiasm and a mother's devotion, amidst Dublin's many parks and shops.

The Hangman's Daughter (The Hangman's Daughter #1) by Oliver Pötzsch, Lee Chadeayne (Translator) is a very interesting book. I listened to the audio version and the narrator was perfect for this. The world building was wonderful, felt like I was back in time and living in this world.

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Buy The Charwoman's Daughter by Stephens, James (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6). His novel, "The Charwoman's Shadow," is one of his greatest works, second only to "The King of Elfland's Daughter."Edward Plunkett was born inbecame the 18th Lord Dunsany upon the death of his father inand made an unsuccessful attempt to run for parliament in Cited by: 1.

The Charwoman's Daughter by James Stephens Sometimes, my lists just throw the strangest books in my lap. Mostly, if I'm pulling from one of the many editions of Books to Read Before You Die, I get why they're on the list, whether or not I like them.

(I'm around 20% done with that one.) This book, though, I am a little baffled : Megan Baxter. James Stephens ( – ) was an Irish novelist and poet. Among Stephens' most famous novels are The Charwoman's Daughter and The Crock of Gold.

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