Mary Augusta Ward

The Marriage of William Ashe


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William Ashe, an up and coming politician, impulsively marries Kitty, a young, flighty and strange girl who, far from supporting her husband…

Lady Rose's Daughter


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"Julie Le Breton enchants almost everyone around her with her smart, charm, and excellent manners. She almost belongs to the English hi…

Delia Blanchflower


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Delia Blanchflower’s father has died, leaving her a considerable inheritance. However, she has become caught up in the militant wing of the …

Lady Connie


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Constance Bledlow is a beautiful monied 20 year old with the world at her feet. She arrives in Oxford to spend a few months with her impover…

1916: First Chapters Collection


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These are first chapters to books first published in 1916. Readers, following is a tentative list culled from Wikipedia's article on the yea…

Marcella


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Mary Augusta Ward (Mrs. Humphry Ward) was a very popular author at the end of the 19th century. The arrival of Marcella was discussed a lot …

Robert Elsmere


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Essentially the book covers the life of Robert Elsmere, a boyishly intellectual clergyman. The first part covers his meeting with and eventu…