A Story

eBook - 2010
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Though he originally set out to depict criminals in as harshly accurate a light as possible, without the sentimentalization that he saw and disdained in Dickens' work, Thackeray's fictionalized account of the life of Catherine Hayes, an eighteenth-century woman who was burned at the stake for the murder of her husband, depicts the titular character in a somewhat more appealing and charming manner than the author intended. A must-read for fans of rollicking picaresque tales such as Moll Flanders.
Publisher: [Waiheke Island] : c2010. Floating Press,
ISBN: 9781775419884
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (288 p.)


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