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The Gadfly by E.L. Voynich ISBN 13: 9780434084609

ISBN 10: 0434084603

Hardcover; London: William Heinemann ltd, August 1973; ISBN-13: 978-0434084609

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The Gadfly.

The Gadfly.

by Voynich, E.L

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9780434084609
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0434084603
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1973. London, Heinemann, 1973. 14 cm x 22 cm. 256 pages. Hardcover in protective Mylar, dustjacket missing. Excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. The Gadfly is a novel by Ethel Lilian Voynich, set in 1840s Italy under the dominance of Austria, a time of tumultuous revolt and uprisings. The story centers on the life of the protagonist, Arthur Burton, as a member of the Youth movement, and his antagonist, Padre Montanelli. A thread of a tragic relationship between Arthur and his love Gemma simultaneously runs through the story. It is a story of faith, disillusionment, revolution, romance, and heroism. (Amazon) Ethel Lilian Voynich, née Boole (11 May 1864 – 27 July 1960), was an Irish novelist and musician, and a supporter of several revolutionary causes. She was born in Cork, but grew up in England. Voynich was a significant figure, not only on the late Victorian literary scene, but also in Russian émigré circles. She is best known for her novel The Gadfly, which became… Read more
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