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The Ballad and the Source

(1944)
A novel by

 
 
Ten-year-old Rebecca is living in the country with her family when Sibyl Jardine, an enigmatic and powerful old woman, returns to her property in the neighborhood. The two families, once linked in the past, meet again, with the result that Rebecca becomes drawn into the strange complications of the old lady's life - with her husband, her errant daughter, and her grandchildren. Through the spellbound eyes of the young Rebecca we enter into an intricate and scandalous family history and slowly the story of the passionate, stormy life of Mrs. Jardine unfolds.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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February 2002 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Ballad and the Source
Author(s): Rosamond Lehmann
ISBN: 0-7531-6605-4 / 978-0-7531-6605-5 (UK edition)
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March 1971 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Ballad and the Source
Author(s): Rosamond Lehmann
ISBN: 0-00-221081-9 / 978-0-00-221081-2 (UK edition)
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June 1945 : USA Textbook Binding

Title: Ballad and the Source
Author(s): Rosamond Lehmann
ISBN: 0-89984-723-4 / 978-0-89984-723-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Century Bookbindery
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July 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Ballad and the Source: A Novel (The Rebecca Landon Novels)
Author(s): Rosamond Lehmann
ISBN: 1-5040-0775-1 / 978-1-5040-0775-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Open Road Media
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March 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Ballad And The Source (Virago Modern Classics)
Author(s): Rosamond Lehmann
ISBN: 1-84408-364-0 / 978-1-84408-364-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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September 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Ballad and the Source
Author(s): Rosamond Lehmann
ISBN: 0-7531-6606-2 / 978-0-7531-6606-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Publishing
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October 1982 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Ballad And The Source (VMC)
Author(s): Rosamond Lehmann
ISBN: 0-86068-330-3 / 978-0-86068-330-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Virago
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March 1975 : USA Paperback
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Title: The ballad and the source (A Harvest book, HB 306)
Author(s): Rosamond Lehmann
ISBN: 0-15-610260-9 / 978-0-15-610260-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
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March 2013 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Ballad And The Source
Author(s): Rosamond Lehmann
Publisher: Virago
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March 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Ballad And The Source (Virago Modern Classics Book 247)
Author(s): Rosamond Lehmann
Publisher: Virago
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