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The Stone Angel PDF by Margaret Laurence

The Stone Angel PDF by Margaret Laurence

The Stone Angel

THE STONE ANGEL is the portrait of a proud, energetic and impulsive woman Hagar Shipley as seen through her own eyes at the age of ninety Her reflections on her past form a vividly etched chronicle of a girlhood shaped and dominated by her father of a breakaway marriage to a virile but negligent farmer of her complex ties to two sons the conventional Marvin, and t THE STONE ANGEL is the portrait of a proud, energetic and impulsive woman Hagar Shipley as seen through her own eyes at the age of ninety Her reflections on her past form a vividly etched chronicle of a girlhood shaped and dominated by her father of a breakaway marriage to a virile but negligent farmer of her complex ties to two sons the conventional Marvin, and the flamboyant, adored John, whom she eventually destroys Hagar in widowhood is still fiercely responsible, still ard by her steely humor, still isolated by her life long habits of pride and self reliance But she does not remain untouched In Hagar s ultimate self confrontation, her final reckoning of the wages of love, Margaret Laurence has created one of contemporary literature s most stunning images of a woman s fate.THE STONE ANGEL is the first part of the acclaimed Manawaka series which also includes A Jest of God, The Fire Dwellers, A Bird in the House, and The Diviners

Title : The Stone Angel
Author :  Margaret Laurence
Language : English
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Format : Paperback
Pages : 280 pages

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