Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge

The Clever Woman of the Family by Charlotte M. Yonge. 1986 Virago Modern Classics (c/r 1865), 372 pages. Yonge was a prolific British author who produced more than 160 titles "in service to the church" and was more popular than Dickens and Thackeray in her day. The Clever Woman follows the life of protagonist of Rachel Curtis, a young opinionated woman who rejects marriage.

Condition: Good, remainder mark, shelf wear

"This twenty-fifth birthday had long been anticipated as the turning-point when this submissive girlhood ought to close, and the privileges of acting as well as thinking for herself ought to be assumed."

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