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A Laodicean, or, The castle of the De Stancys

Author: Thomas Hardy; John Schad
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1997.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The daughter of a wealthy railway magnate, Paula Power inherits Stancy Castle, an ancient castle in need of modernization. She commissions George Somerset, a young architect, to undertake the work. Somerset falls in love with Paula but she, the Laodicean of the title, is torn between his admiration and that of Captain De Stancy, whose old-world romanticism contrasts with Somerset's forward-looking outlook.
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Genre/Form: Love stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hardy; John Schad
ISBN: 0140435069 9780140435061
OCLC Number: 41095673
Description: xxxvi, 427 p. : ill., map ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Laodicean
Laodicean
Castle of the De Stancys
Responsibility: Thomas Hardy ; edited with an introduction and notes by John Schad.
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The daughter of a wealthy railway magnate, Paula Power inherits Stancy Castle, an ancient castle in need of modernization. She commissions George Somerset, a young architect, to undertake the work. Somerset falls in love with Paula but she, the Laodicean of the title, is torn between his admiration and that of Captain De Stancy, whose old-world romanticism contrasts with Somerset's forward-looking outlook.

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