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The Rector's Daughter

(1924)
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Dedmayne Rectory is quietly decaying, its striped chintz and darkened rooms a bastion of outmoded Victorian values. Here Mary has spent 35 years devoting herself to her sister, now dead, and to her father, Canon Jocelyn. Although she is pitied by her neighbors for this muted existence, Mary is content. But when she meets Robert Herbert, Mary's ease is destroyed and years of suppressed emotion surface through her desire for him. First published in 1924, this novel is a rich exploration of Mary's relationship with her father, of her need for Robert, and the way in which, through each, she comes to a clearer understanding of love.

    

"The most exquisitely written, delicate, passionately felt and haunting book I have ever read." - Elizabeth Buchan


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Hardback Editions

December 1993 : UK Hardback

Title: Rector's Daughter (Portway Large Print Books)
Author(s): F M Mayor
ISBN: 0-7066-1030-X / 978-0-7066-1030-7 (UK edition)
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Paperback Editions

August 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Rector's Daughter (Twentieth Century Classics)
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ISBN: 0-14-118642-9 / 978-0-14-118642-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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May 1990 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Rector's Daughter (Twentieth Century Classics)
Author(s): F M Mayor
ISBN: 0-14-018265-9 / 978-0-14-018265-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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August 1987 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Rector's Daughter (Virago Modern Classics)
Author(s): F M Mayor
ISBN: 0-86068-911-5 / 978-0-86068-911-9 (UK edition)
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January 1973 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Rector's Daughter (Modern Classics)
Author(s): F M Mayor
ISBN: 0-14-003575-3 / 978-0-14-003575-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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Kindle Editions

May 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Rector's Daughter
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Publisher: Swift Editions
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