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The Manoeuvring Mother, Vol. 3 (Esprios Classics)

Charlotte Campbell Bury

"The Manoeuvring Mother" by Charlotte Campbell Bury is a satirical novel published in 1827 that follows the misadventures of Mrs. St. Clair, a social-climbing mother who schemes and manipulates to secure advantageous marriages for her daughters. Set in the English countryside, the novel provides a witty commentary on the manners and morals of the upper class during the Regency era. Mrs. St. Clair's relentless pursuit of wealth and status leads to various comic situations and exposes the absurdities of societal conventions. Through the character of Mrs. St. Clair and her interactions with other members of high society, Bury critiques the superficiality and hypocrisy prevalent in the society of her time. The novel ultimately explores themes of love, marriage, and the pursuit of social standing, offering a humorous yet incisive portrayal of the manners and motivations of its characters.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Blurb
  • Publish Date: Mar 20th, 2024
  • Pages: 194
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.41in - 0.59lb
  • EAN: 9798881286606
  • Categories: General