A Laodicean, or, The castle of the De Stancys
by Thomas Hardy ; in three vol ...

A Laodicean, or, The castle of the De Stancys

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Published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington in London .
Written in English.

About the Book

Using the restoration of a castle as a framework, classic novelist Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) considers the ancient analogy between architecture and philosophy. "Laodicean" is a term for early Christians lukewarm in their beliefs. Hardy's character, passionate architect George Somerset finds himself captivated by "Laodicean" Paula Power, whose views on conventions of any kind are lukewarm at best.

Edition Notes

First British edition; published in the first week of Dec. 1881. First edition published by Harper & brothers, New York, Nov. 25, 1881. First appeared serially in the European edition of Harper's new monthly magazine, Dec. 1880-Dec. 1881. cf. R. L. Purdy. Thomas Hardy: a bibliographical study.

Microfiche. Chicago, Ill. : Library Resources, inc., 1978. 1 microfiche : positive ; 8 x 13 cm. (Library of English literature ; LEL 23375)

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Library of English literature -- LEL 23375.
Other Titles
Castle of the De Stancys

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3 v.

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