Hester tells the story of the aging but powerful Catherine Vernon, and her conflict with the young and determined Hester, whose growing attachment to Edward, Catherine's favorite, spells disaster for all concerned. Catherine Vernon, jilted in her youth, has risen to power in a man's world...

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Main Author: Oliphant, Mrs. (Margaret), 1828-1897.
Other Authors: Davis, Philip; Nellist, Brian.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)