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Mr. Fortune"s Maggot

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General & Literary Fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9420148M
ISBN 101417926139
ISBN 109781417926138

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Mr Fortunes Maggot was Sylvia Townsend Warners second published novel, and is according to the blurb on the back on my lovely old VMC green her best loved novel. A maggot as defined by Warner in the front of this book is a fancy or whimsy Mr Fortune, or Rev Timothy Fortune to give him his correct title, an idealistic former bank clerk, is a /5. Mr. Fortune's Maggot Paperback – January 1, by Sylvia T. Warner (Author) out of 5 stars 7 ratings. See all 14 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — /5(4). Mr. Fortune's Maggot NPR coverage of Mr. Fortune's Maggot and the Salutation: And, the Salutation by Sylvia Townsend Warner and Adam Mars . Mr. Fortune’s Maggot, Sylvia Townsend Warner’s second novel, is lyrical, droll, and deeply affecting, and her missionary captivated his creator as much as he did her readers. Long after the book's publication, Warner began the novella The Salutation. Now adrift and starving on the Brazilian pampas, Mr. Fortune is rescued by an elderly widow Cited by: 3.

  Mr. Fortune’s Maggot, Sylvia Townsend Warner’s second novel, is lyrical, droll, and deeply affecting, and her missionary captivated his creator as much as he did her readers. Long after the book's publication, Warner began the novella The Salutation. Now adrift and starving on the Brazilian pampas, Mr. Fortune is rescued by an elderly widow Pages: Mr. Fortune's Maggot [ ] Warner, Sylvia Townsend by Warner, Sylvia Townsend and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The story of Mr. Fortune's Maggot is similar to Lolly Willowes in that the protagonist is someone who's operated in society, conforming to its expectations, but has never been comfortable in that role. In Timothy Fortune's case, that discomfort is more unconscious than in Lolly's but it's there/5(5). The topic undoubtedly is a serious one, and yet Mr. Fortune’s Maggot by Sylvia Townsend Warner isn’t a stern book at all. It’s a satire of missionary zeal to convert the savage to true faith and western life-style. The novel is set before the Great War of when there still were untouched spots on our planet, thus long before the.

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