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Herself Surprised

(1941)
(The first book in the First Trilogy series)
A novel by

 
Herself Surprised, the first volume of Joyce Cary's remarkable First Trilogy, introduces Sara Monday, a woman at once dissolute and devout, passionate and sly. With no regrets, Sara reviews her changing fortunes, remembering the drudgery of domestic servitude, the pleasures of playing the great lady in a small provincial town, and the splendors and miseries of life as the model, muse, and mistress of the painter Gulley Jimson.

    


Hardback Editions

July 1976 : USA Hardback
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Title: Herself Surprised
Author(s): Joyce Cary
ISBN: 0-89244-070-8 / 978-0-89244-070-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Queens House
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December 1941 : UK Hardback
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Title: Herself Surprised
Author(s): Joyce Cary
ISBN: 0-7181-0174-X / 978-0-7181-0174-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael Joseph Ltd
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Paperback Editions

December 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: Herself Surprised
Author(s): Joyce Cary
ISBN: 1-910670-13-8 / 978-1-910670-13-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Thistle Publishing
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June 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: Herself Surprised (First Trilogy)
Author(s): Joyce Cary
ISBN: 0-571-25210-9 / 978-0-571-25210-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber and Faber
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October 1999 : USA Paperback
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Title: Herself Surprised (New York Review Books)
Author(s): Joyce Cary
ISBN: 0-940322-17-X / 978-0-940322-17-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: NYRB Classics
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July 1968 : UK Paperback
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Title: Herself Surprised (Jupiter Books)
Author(s): Joyce Cary
ISBN: 0-7145-0270-7 / 978-0-7145-0270-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Riverrun Press (New York, NY)
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Kindle Editions

December 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Herself Surprised
Author(s): Joyce Cary
Publisher: Thistle Publishing
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October 2016 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Herself Surprised
Author(s): Joyce Cary
Publisher: Tannenberg Publishing
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