By John Cowper Powys
Ducdame was once John Cowper Powys' fourth novel released in 1925. it's set in Dorset. The protagonist, Rook Ashover (a splendidly Powysian identify) is an introverted younger squire with a drawback: to head on loving his mistress, Netta web page, or, make a decent marriage and convey an inheritor. Of his early novels (pre- Wolf Solent) this one is frequently thought of to be the main rigorously developed and most sensible equipped. Like all of them it encompasses a gallery of wealthy, advanced characters and wonderful writing.
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