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The Fortunes of Philippa

(1906)
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Angelica Brazil is the subject of this story The Fortunes of Philippa, written by her daughter, Angela Brazil. The former was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro and went to an English boarding school at the tender age of 10, which made her conclude that the English culture, life in school, and weather are opposing.

The Fortunes of Philippa was a best seller, and Angela Brazil got incentives to make more analogous works. In summary, she wrote and published 49 novels about children in boarding schools, and about 70 short stories which were published in magazines.

Angela Brazil was a British author, she was the first to write about modern day life at boarding schools stories, written as if she was the character herself and it was meant to delight her readers. She mostly wrote about boarding schoolgirls' stories and published almost 50 fictional books in the early 20th century and several short stories.

Her books continued to be successful among the tweens, pre-teen or preadolescence, the stage following early childhood and preceding adolescence or described as the start of the teenage life. Her works were often disregarded and were considered to be bad influences on ethical practices by some officials and there were instances that the novels were made illegal or burned by the authorities of the British girls' schools.

The fictional books of boarding school stories were creative itself originally written by the author giving an emphasis on a tween girls' perspectives as being energetic, aware of her surroundings and current affairs, also being open minded. Angela Brazil puts herself into the shoes of the character as if she was the character herself and shares to her audience how girls are closely related through their everyday and typical hobbies and interests. The Fortunes of Philippa also reveals how the character grows and interacts with fellow students of a boarding school.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Paperback Editions

August 2018 : Paperback
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Title: The Fortunes of Philippa
Author(s): Angela Brazil
ISBN: 1-72474-286-8 / 978-1-72474-286-5
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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August 2018 : Paperback
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Title: The Fortunes of Philippa: Large Print
Author(s): Angela Brazil
ISBN: 1-72500-438-0 / 978-1-72500-438-2
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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July 2018 : Paperback
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Title: The Fortunes of Philippa
Author(s): Angela Brazil
ISBN: 1-72216-293-7 / 978-1-72216-293-1
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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June 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Fortunes of Philippa
Author(s): Angela Brazil
ISBN: 1-4905-0114-2 / 978-1-4905-0114-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
Availability: Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

February 2019 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Fortunes of Philippa
Author(s): Angela Brazil
Publisher: Audioliterature
Availability: Amazon   


2017 : New Zealand MP3 CD

Title: The Fortunes of Philippa
Author(s): Angela BRAZIL (1868 - 1947)
ISBN: 1-77672-099-7 / 978-1-77672-099-6 (New Zealand edition)
Publisher: IDB Productions
Availability: Amazon UK