Read Impossible Saints By Clarissa Harwood Horsebackridingnewjersey.us Set In England In 1907, Impossible Saints Is A Novel That Burns As Brightly As The Suffrage Movement It Depicts, With The Emotional Resonance Of Tracy Chevalier And Jennifer Robson Escaping The Constraints Of Life As A Village Schoolmistress, Lilia Brooke Bursts Into London And Into Paul Harris S Orderly Life, Shattering His Belief That Women Are Gentle Creatures Who Need Protection Lilia Wants To Change Women S Lives By Advocating For The Vote, Free Unions, And Contraception Paul, An Anglican Priest, Has A Big Ambition Of His Own To Become The Youngest Dean Of St John S Cathedral Lilia Doesn T Believe In God, But She S Attracted To Paul S Intellect, Ethics, And Dazzling Smile.As Lilia Finds Her Calling In The Militant Women S Social And Political Union, Paul Is Increasingly Driven To Rise In The Church They Can T Deny Their Attraction, But They Know They Don T Belong In Each Other S Worlds Lilia Would Rather Destroy Property And Serve Time In Prison Than See Her Spirit Destroyed And Imprisoned By Marriage To A Clergyman, While Paul Wants Nothing Than To Settle Down And Keep Lilia Out Of Harm S Way Paul And Lilia Must Reach Their Breaking Points Before They Can Decide Whether Their Love Is Worth Fighting For.
Clarissa writes historical fiction set mainly in Victorian and Edwardian England She has been fascinated by all things Victorian since she was a child the clothes, the elaborate social rituals, the gap between rich and poor, the dizzying pace of advancements in science and technology When it was time to choose a major in university, she had trouble deciding between history and English literatur Clarissa writes historical fiction set mainly in Victorian and Edwardian England She has been fascinated by all things Victorian since she was a child the clothes, the elaborate social rituals, the gap between rich and poor, the dizzying pace of advancements in science and technology When it was time to choose a major in university, she had trouble deciding between history and English literature because she really just wanted to study the Victorians Ultimately, she chose English and earned a PhD specializing in nineteenth century British literature.Her novels pay homage to her favourite Victorian authors the Bront sisters, George Eliot, Thomas Hardy, and Frances Hodgson Burnett Her favourite living authors include Diane Setterfield, Kate Morton, Jessica Brockmole, and Susanna Kearsley.In addition to being a novelist and proud member of the Historical Novel Society, Clarissa is a part time university instructor and full time grammar nerd who loves to explain the difference between restrictive and nonrestrictive clauses
- 304 pages
- Impossible Saints
- Clarissa Harwood
- 07 October 2018 Clarissa Harwood