[Novel] The Vicissitudes of Bessie Fairfax by Harriet Parr -jo

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Post by miss stav » July 28th, 2020, 4:34 pm

The Vicissitudes of Bessie Fairfax by Harriet Parr (1828 - 1900).

This is the coming of age story of Bessie Fairfax. A story about a girl who learns to see the world is it is and navigate in it. This is a vivid and charming story by Harriet Parr, who wrote under the pseudonym of Holme Lee. She was a best selling author in her days, admired even by Charles Dickens. Her descriptions of the English town, which was fast disappearing due to the industrial revolution, reminds one of novels by Elizabeth Gaskell and George Eliot. ( Stav Nisser.)
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Post by julianpratley » July 29th, 2020, 3:55 pm

Hi Stav, I’d like to read chapter 1
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Post by miss stav » July 29th, 2020, 5:34 pm

Sure. All yours. Please wait until there is an mc before trying to upload.
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Post by JorWat » July 31st, 2020, 5:16 pm

If you need a DPL, I'm happy to volunteer.
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Post by miss stav » July 31st, 2020, 7:36 pm

Thanks, Jordan. That would be really lovely.
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Post by Kalamareader » July 31st, 2020, 8:12 pm

Stav,

"Dicons" or "Dickens"?
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Post by miss stav » July 31st, 2020, 10:38 pm

What ever you wish. I am blind and use a screen reader so I don't know. Will fix soon.
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Post by knotyouraveragejo » August 1st, 2020, 2:27 pm

Hi Stav. I'll set this up for you.

EDA: The MW is ready for you to fill in the titles. I've shortened the filenames and and cleaned up the screen reader typos in the summary for you.
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Post by miss stav » August 2nd, 2020, 9:56 pm

Saw this just now. How stupid of me... Will fill in this evening. So sorry.
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Post by Lmnei » August 3rd, 2020, 1:10 pm

Hi Miss Stav!

Remember me!

I will take the following Chapters please -
2 - THE LAWYER'S LETTER
7 - HER FATE IS SEALED
9 - FAREWELL TO THE FOREST
13 - BESSIE LEARNS A FAMILY SECRET
15 - A LITTLE CHAPTER BY THE WAY
24 - A QUIET POLICY
32 - A HARD STRUGGLE
36 - DIPLOMATIC
42 - HOW FRIENDS MAY FALL OUT

Many thanks Miss Stav -

Lynda

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Post by miss stav » August 3rd, 2020, 4:55 pm

Wow, Linda. So glad to work with you again. The chapters you requested are all yours. Have fun.
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Post by miss stav » August 3rd, 2020, 5:27 pm

Window updated now.
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