Alas poor lady is rachel fergusons best and most readable book she is also the author of the brontes went to woolworths however we consider this to be the stronger novel grace was thirty grace was thirty. By the time rachel ferguson wrote alas poor lady in 1937 it was possible to look back with horror and disbelief at what had happened to the daughters of extravagantly large victorian families victims of parental incompetence who did not manage through ineptitude or plainness or bad luck to catch a husband. Alas poor lady is the story of a victorian family with seven daughters ultimately focusing on the youngest grace scrimgeour born in 1869 her father a retired army officer is forever disappointed that he has no son who finally arrives two years after grace he takes little interest in his daughters other than providing them a . Takes the skull alas poor yorick i knew him horatio a fellow of infinite jest of most excellent fancy quite chapfallen now get you to my ladys chamber and tell her let her paint an inch thick to this favor she must come make her laugh at that prithee horatio tell me one thing hamlet let me see he takes the skull oh . Alas poor lady tells the story of one london family the scrimgeours over a period of more than sixty years from the victorian era through to the 1930s captain and mrs scrimgeour have eight children seven are girls and only one the youngest is a boy and we get to know all of them some better than others
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