The Making of a Marchioness

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Sprache - Englisch

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Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel, 'The Making of a Marchioness,' is a captivating tale set in early 20th century England. The book follows the story of Emily Fox-Seton, a kind-hearted and unassuming woman who finds herself embroiled in the world of wealth and aristocracy. Burnett's literary style is characterized by her detailed descriptions and keen observations of social dynamics, making the novel a vivid portrayal of the era in which it is set. The story seamlessly blends elements of romance, mystery, and social commentary, keeping readers engaged from beginning to end. 'The Making of a Marchioness' is a timeless classic that continues to resonate with audiences today. Frances Hodgson Burnett's own experiences as a successful author and her keen interest in social issues likely influenced her to write this compelling novel. Drawing from her own observations of society, Burnett crafts a story that delves into themes of class, ambition, and the resilience of the human spirit. I highly recommend 'The Making of a Marchioness' to readers who enjoy richly detailed historical fiction with a touch of romance and social commentary.

About the Author

Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849–1924) was an English-American novelist and playwright, best known for her children's stories and for her unique narrative style that blended an astute social commentary with a touch of fantasy. She was born in Cheetham, England, and later moved to the United States following the death of her father, which left the family financially destitute. Burnett began writing to support her family and quickly gained prominence, displaying remarkable versatility in both adult and children's literature. Her work often highlighted the contrasts between the wealthy and the impoverished, alongside themes of transformation through personal resilience. Notably, 'The Making of a Marchioness' is among her works that exemplify this literary paradigm, weaving a tale of a Cinderella-like character who ascends to the upper echelon of society. Burnett's other celebrated works include 'Little Lord Fauntleroy', 'A Little Princess', and 'The Secret Garden', each underscoring her masterful use of character-driven narratives that appeal to a sense of wonder and the innate goodness of people. Her contribution to literature is timeless, her books having captivated multiple generations and continuing to be cherished for their heartfelt storytelling and unyielding optimism.

Product Details

Publisher: DigiCat

Genre: Sprache - Englisch

Language: English

Size: 100 Pages

Filesize: 422.6 KB

ISBN: 8596547001065