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Precious bane

Mary Webb

Precious bane

a novel

by Mary Webb

  • 44 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Cape in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an introduction by Stanley Baldwin.
SeriesFlorin books
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13797400M


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Dec 01,  · Precious Bane, recommended by a librarian, was the first romantic novel I read that had young people (as opposed to, say, Jane Eyre as an adult, where the romance is so palpable. I recommend this beautifully written book (not great; that must be reserved for great), as a charming book for 13 years up with a liking for a vocabulary that includes /5(54).

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Set in Shropshire i More. Precious Bane is a British Broadcasting Corporation adaptation of the highly acclaimed novel by Mary Webb. It's a beautifully filmed piece that is acted to an incredibly high standard, the story {screenplay by Maggie Wadey} is excellent, and the period detail and use of dialect is second to none/10(23).

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Cursed for it, too, by the superstitious people amongst whom she lives. Prue loves two things: the remote countryside of her birth and, hopelessly, Kester Woodseaves, the weaver/5(K). Mar 02,  · My favourite Mary Webb novel is Precious Bane. I met this at aged 20, when the BBC did an excellent adaptation with Clive Owen and Janet McTeer in what may have been almost their first leading roles.

I just remember watching it, and being carried away by the pain Prue felt on being different for several reasons. Check out this great listen on gloryland-church.com Set in rural Shropshire shortly after the Napoleonic Wars, Precious Bane is narrated by the central character, Prue Sarn, whose life is blighted by having a harelip.

Only the weaver, Kester Woodseaves, perceives the beauty of her character, but Prue cann. Precious Bane, recommended by a librarian, was the first romantic novel I read that had young people (as opposed to, say, Jane Eyre as an adult, where the romance is so palpable.

I recommend this beautifully written book (not great; that must be reserved for great), as a charming book for 13 years up with a liking for a vocabulary that includes /5(55).

May 01,  · Her finest achievement was the award of the Prix Femina, a coveted literary prize, for this her fifth novel, Precious Bane, a story of rural Shropshire in the early nineteenth century. This book was greatly admired by the Prime Minister, Stanley Baldwin, who sent the author a letter of appreciation.4/5(12).

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She loves and sees the remote countryside that is her. Precious Bane is an adaptation of the celebrated novel by Mary Webb. Set inPrecious Bane is the story of Prue Sarn, who was born with the “Witch’s Mark”.

Her brother Gideon says no man will ever love her, so she must join him in his quest for wealth and power. Precious Bane is set in the years after the Battle of Waterloo, and tells the story of Prue Sarn, disfigured by a harelip which her superstitious neighbours regard as a sign that she is a witch, and how she falls in love with a visiting weaver, Kester Woodseaves.

BOOK I. CHAPTER 1 SARN MERE. It was at a love-spinning that I saw Kester first. And if, in these new-fangled days, when strange inventions crowd upon us, when I hear tell there is even a machine coming into use in some parts of the country for reaping and mowing, if those that mayhappen will read this don't know what a love-spinning was, they shall hear in good time.

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It's a beautifully filmed piece that is acted to an incredibly high standard, the story {screenplay by Maggie Wadey} is excellent, and the period detail and use of dialect is second to none. pages. Colour illustrative paper cover.

Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Overall a good condition item. Paper cov. Buy Precious Bane at gloryland-church.com The book is at heart, I think, a love story, and a story about finding beauty and contentment in what one has.

Prue is a virtuous girl, but she doesn't pass judgement on others. Her heart is genuinely big, which is precisely what Kester Woodseaves sees - not her hare-shotten lip or the curse it is supposed /5(14). Nov 05,  · IT IS HARD, now, to imagine a Prime Minister writing a foreword to a novel and celebrating its account of “a soul’s loveliness”.

Stanley Baldwin read Mary Webb’s Precious Bane at Christmasless than a year before her gloryland-church.com was, he wrote, “the fresh and crushing answer” to the “stupid urban view of the countryside as dull.Miltons description of gold as a "precious bane" (Book 2 line ) is best described as.

an oxymoron. Which of the following statements reflects Milton's understanding of rhyme's importance? Rhyme is a source of "vexation, hindrance and constraint" to modern poets.Jun 04,  · Review: Precious Bane by Mary Webb This excellent, classic title was also recommended to me by a like-minded reader.

I downloaded it onto my Kindle but I will definitely buy a hard copy because it is one of those classic novels that I will reach for again and again.