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Max Gate : a novel / Damien Wilkins.

Author/Creator:
Wilkins, Damien, 1963- author.
Publication:
London : Aardvark Bureau, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
223 pages ; 20 cm
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Subjects:
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 -- Fiction.
Max Gate (Dorchester, England) -- Fiction.
Authors, English -- Fiction.
Form/Genre:
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.
Summary:
"1928. As Thomas Hardy lies on his death bed at his Dorset home, Max Gate, a tug-of-war is taking place over his legacy ... and the eventual fate of his mortal remains. What counts for more: the wishes of his family and dutiful second wife, Florence? the opinion of his literary friends? Hardy's own express desires? or 'the will of the nation'? Narrated with wit and brutal honesty by housemaid Nellie Titterington, Max Gate is both an entertaining insight into the eccentricities of a writer's life, and a raw, intriguing tale of torn loyalty, ownership and jealousy"-- Provided by publisher.
Notes:
"First published by Victoria University Press, New Zealand, 2013"--Title page verso.
ISBN:
9781910709139
1910709131
OCLC:
923554141