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The distracted preacher

Author: Thomas Hardy
Publisher: Brooklyn, New York : Melville House Publishing, [2012]
Series: Art of the novella.; Melville House classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"I much question the honesty of this proceeding." When young Mr. Stockdale arrives in a small village to fill in for the Methodist minister, he finds himself pining for his comely new landlady. But she leads a mysterious life, keeping odd hours and speaking in hushed tones. As his love for her grows, he's soon at the center of a hilarious high-stakes adventure, complete with slapstick, hijinks, and a marauding band  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hardy
ISBN: 9781612191119 1612191118
OCLC Number: 764335925
Description: 98 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Art of the novella.; Melville House classics.
Responsibility: Thomas Hardy.

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"I much question the honesty of this proceeding." When young Mr. Stockdale arrives in a small village to fill in for the Methodist minister, he finds himself pining for his comely new landlady. But she leads a mysterious life, keeping odd hours and speaking in hushed tones. As his love for her grows, he's soon at the center of a hilarious high-stakes adventure, complete with slapstick, hijinks, and a marauding band of cross-dressers. And he's forced to choose: follow his hear or his higher purpose?

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