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Harriet Hume

Rebecca West

Harriet Hume

a London fantasy.

by Rebecca West

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  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsPR6045 E8 H28
The Physical Object
Pagination287p.
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21071920M


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Harriet Hume is the story of the relationship between the title character and an ambitious young man Arnold Condorex.

Early in their relationship Harriet develops the ability to read Arnolds mind and while some of what she finds there is flattering he spends most of his time thinking about how to advance himself and a serious relationship with /5. Harriet Hume is also about the road not taken.

In This case, Dame West will focus on the cost of not taking this road and how much you can loose by ignoring how magical life can be. This book uses a magical/ real world mix not usually associated in English novels.3/5(1).

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Harriet Hume’s unchanging beauty and commitment to her art stand in stark contrast to Arnold Condorex’s more Harriet Hume book goals. After a romantic tryst, she discovers that she can read his mind, but Arnold, with his sights set on moving up in the world, quickly parts from the mysterious : Open Road Media.

Other articles where Harriet Hume is discussed: Rebecca West: novels include The Judge (), Harriet Hume (), The Thinking Reed (), The Fountain Overflows (), and The Birds Fall Down (). In West visited Yugoslavia and later wrote Black Lamb and Grey Falcon, 2 vol.

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Printable & Read Offline:. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP More information about this seller | Contact this seller 2. Harriet Hume: A London fantasy (A Virago modern classic) West, Rebecca. Published by Dial Press () ISBN Harriet Hume is the story of the relationship between the title character and an ambitious young man Arnold Condorex.

Early in their relationship Harriet develops the ability to read Arnolds mind and while some of what she finds there is flattering he spends most of his time thinking about how to advance himself and a serious relationship with /5(8).

Harriet Hume's unchanging beauty and commitment to her art stand in stark contrast to Arnold Condorex's more worldly goals. After a romantic tryst, she discovers that she can read his mind, but Arnold, with his sights set on moving up in the world, quickly parts from the mysterious lady.

Editions for Harriet Hume: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (published in ), (Kindle E Cited by: 2. Find Harriet Hume by West, Rebecca at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Harriet Hume’s unchanging beauty and commitment to her art stand in stark contrast to Arnold Condorex’s more worldly goals.

After a romantic tryst, she discovers that she can read his mind, but Arnold, with his sights set on moving up in the world, quickly parts from the mysterious : Open Road Media. Harriet Hume () About book: I read Harriet Hume to close out the set of novels whose Harriet Hume book personify Virginia Woolf's themes from "A Room of One's Own." All three novels - written by Woolf, Rebecca West, and Vita Sackville-West - contrast the feminine appreciation for beauty with the masculine urge to novel details a strange love affair in which.

Harriet Hume, musical, mystical and whimsical, is the very essence of femininity- both princess and trollop. Her beautiful room in a dilapidated Kensington House is the setting for this love story, she herself an extension of the beauty which surrounds her.

Here amidst trees and lilacs, Arnold Condorex comes to be loved.3/5(1). The Audiobook (MP3 on CD) of the Harriet Hume by Rebecca West, Lucy Scott | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help Auto Suggestions are available once you type at least 3 letters.

Use up arrow (for. Get this from a library. Harriet Hume, a London fantasy. [Rebecca West] -- Rebecca West based the main character of Harriet in her novel on Harriet Cohen, a well known pianist and greatly admired beauty The novel is described as a modernist story about a piano-playing.

Harriet Hume, musical, mystical and whimsical, is the very essence of femininity- both princess and trollop. Her beautiful room in a dilapidated Kensington House is the setting for this love story, she herself an extension of the beauty which surrounds her.

Here amidst trees and lilacs, Arnold Condorex comes to be loved/5(). Harriet Hume. Harriet Hume is beautiful, rather strange and unorthodox, a concert pianist with strong ideas about beauty. We first meet her with Arnold Condorex, her lover, as they emerge from an afternoon of lovemaking in her Kensington home.

They are deliciously happy together, but Harriet perceives that he intends to get on in the world. Harriet Hume. Harriet Hume is beautiful, rather strange and unorthodox, a concert pianist with strong ideas about beauty. We first meet her with Arnold Condorex, her lover, as they emerge from an afternoon of lovemaking in her Kensington home.

They are deliciously happy together, but Harriet perceives that he intends to get on in the world. Harriet A Gunn-Humes is on Facebook. Join Facebook to connect with Harriet A Gunn-Humes and others you may know.

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Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe (/ s t oʊ /; J – July 1, ) was an American abolitionist and author. She came from the Beecher family, a famous religious family, and is best known for her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin (), which depicts the harsh conditions for enslaved African Americans.

The book reached millions as a novel and play, and became influential in Born: Harriet Elisabeth Beecher, J. Harriet Cohen was portrayed in two novels. Rebecca West based the main character of Harriet in her novel Harriet Hume () on Harriet Cohen.

The novel is described as a modernist story about a piano-playing prodigy and her obsessive lover, a corrupt politician. Fortunately for my Rebecca West project, the book is regarded an an aberation: critics "have tended to pass over Harriet Hume rapidly, labelling it mannered and insubstantial." For the R.I.P.

Challenge, it was perfect--discussions of ghosts and other imaginary beings, London described as being "the colour of a grave," dead people at the end. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, First American Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (cm.); publisher's cloth in cream pictorial.

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This was written about a decade after the Treatise, and it was designed to make the doctrines of the Treatise — or at least the ones that by that time Hume found himself wedded to — more accessible.

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Little sinister in Harriet Hume Yet surely his dream was phrensy. When he came down to Blennerhassett House that afternoon with a stack of roses from a truly magnificent florist (he had begun to spend his money with the recklessness of one about to make a great fortune or to die) he found Harriet very pretty, and a trifle silly, and as.

Hume’s impending death in — he had grown ill by that year, with what was probably some kind of cancer — was the source of great public interest, particularly among those most horrified. Books You Must Read Before You Die is a literary reference book compiled by over one hundred literary critics worldwide and edited by Peter Boxall, Professor of English at Sussex University, with an introduction by Peter Ackroyd.

Each title is accompanied by a brief synopsis and critique briefly explaining why the book was chosen. I read somewhere that this would be an ideal companion to May Sinclair’s salutary The Life and Death of Harriett Frean (I wrote about it here).Subtitled ‘A London Fantasy’, Rebecca West’s Harriet Hume (first published ) has some of the qualities of that novel (apart from the same name of the protagonists): fable, fairytale, allegory of how a life could or should be lived.

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At a time of general emancipation Author: Guardian Staff. In this London fantasy, West transports her reader with a tale of the troubling polarities of mind and spirit, male and female Harriet Hume's unchanging beauty and commitment to her art stand in stark contrast to Arnold Condorex's more worldly goals.

After a romantic tryst, she discovers that she can read his mind, but Arnold, with his sights set on moving up in the world, quickly parts.

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