'Over the Hills and Far Away'

'Over the Hills and Far Away'

The Life of Beatrix Potter

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Inspired by the twenty-three "tales," Matthew Dennison takes a selection of quotations from Potter's stories and uses them to explore her multifaceted life and character: repressed Victorian daughter; thwarted lover; artistic genius; formidable country woman. This narrative charts her transformation from a young girl with a love of animals and fairy tales into a bestselling author and canny businesswoman -- so deeply unusual for the Victorian era in which she grew up.
Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2017
Edition: First Pegasus Books hardcover edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781681773506
1681773503
Branch Call Number: BIOGRAPHY 823.912 POTTER 2017
Characteristics: ix, 262 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm

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A very pleasant read with some lovely illustrations and photographs. A must for fans of Beatrix Potter.

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