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A Man Under Authority

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Title:A Man Under Authority
Author:
Dell, Ethel M.   
(2 of 6 for author by title)
The Safety Curtain and other stories
The Altar of Honour
Published:   1925
Publisher:The Ryerson Press
Tags:fiction, romance
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"Into the little village of Rickaby, smiling serenely in the spring sunshine, there enters an alien presence, a beautiful woman from another world, with a different set of ideas. The currents and counter-currents of human feeling which she sets in motion form the basis of this fascinating story." [Suggest a different description.]

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Author Bio for Dell, Ethel M.

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Ethel Dell (1881-1939) was an English novelist. She was born in Streatham, London. She was taught at home by her mother and then attended the Streatham College for Girls where she wrote stories for her classmates. Her first novel, "The Way of an Eagle" was rejected 13 times by publishers. After numerous redrafts it was published and became an instant bestseller. She published 35 more books as well as collections of short stories and poems. Her novels invariably had happy endings. The form of her novels followed popular social ideals with marriage reigning supreme and her heros and heroines rarely indulging in sex before marriage. In 1922 she married Lieutenant-Colonel Gerald Savage and they retired to the country. She continued to write books and published her last novel in 1939, the year of her death. (The Oxford Guide to British Women Writers)

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