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Dusty answer

Rosamond Lehmann

Dusty answer

by Rosamond Lehmann

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Published by H. Holt and co. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Rosamond Lehmann
The Physical Object
Pagination355 p.
Number of Pages355
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14508850M
LC Control Number27015610

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Dusty Answer | Rosamond Lehmann's first novel, now a classic of British literature, tells a luminous story of friendship, discovery, and forbidden love This debut novel, set in the early s, tells the story of Judith Earle, a solitary only child growing up in a sprawling house in the Thames Valley. And it's yet another book published between the wars. Set in England the early s, Dusty Answer is the story of Judith Earle and her love affair with an entire family, the the Great War, Judith lives in the country, somewhere outside of London.

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This was Lehmann's first novel, published in when she was just Sales were initially slow, and not much critical notice was taken of the book until Alfred Noyes gave it a glowing review in the Sunday Times, making Dusty Answer a bestseller almost overnight. Its heroine, Judith Earle, is an intelligent, earnest girl who becomes entangled in the lives of five cousins who have /5.

DUSTY ANSWER traces with delicate nostalgia childhood friendships and the pangs of thwarted young love. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more.

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Rosamond Lehmann (–) was born on the day of Queen Victoria’s funeral, in Buckinghamshire, England, the second of four children. Ina few years after graduating from the University of Cambridge, she published her first novel, Dusty Answer, to critical acclaim and instantaneous n continued to write and publish between andpenning /5(20).

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Ina few years after graduating from the University of Cambridge, she published her first novel, Dusty Answer, to critical acclaim and instantaneous n continued to write and publish between andpenning Pages: Dusty Answer is essentially about a woman as she grows from a romantic and idealistic childhood to a young womanhood that is filled with disillusionment.

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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lehmann, Rosamond, Dusty answer. London: Vanguard Library, Dusty answer is Judith Earle's story - her solitary childhood spent in the seclusion of her riverside house, her awkward, intense experiences at Cambridge rounded with passion and disillusionment, and her travels abroad with her elegant, socialite mother.

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Rosamond Nina Lehmann CBE (3 February – 12 March ) was an English novelist and translator. Her first novel, Dusty Answer (), was a succès de scandale; she subsequently became established in the literary world and intimate with members of the Bloomsbury novel The Ballad and the Source received particular critical acclaim, and her books The Echoing Grove and The.

Dusty Answer. By: I should have liked this book much better in my teens when I might have had more patience with the main character. She really is quite tiresome (which, of course, she is not meant to be).

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adj. dustier, dustiest 1. Covered or filled with dust. British novelist Rosamond Lehmann () became notorious with the publication of her first book, Dusty Answer, in "The Naked and the Dead"--the story of an imaginary battle in the Pacific--trumpets his dusty answer to the brutality of modern war.

Undoubtedly the most ambitious novel to be written about the recent conflict, it is also the most ruthlessly honest and in scope an integrity compares favorably with the best that followed World War I.

I bought Dusty Answer () eight years ago, and it’s been on holiday with me a couple of times, and yet I hadn’t read it (or any Rosamond Lehmann novels) until this week.

I had intended to read a different Lehmann novel, but then decided to start at the beginning, with the novel Lehmann had published when she the same age I am. Dusty Answer is Judith Earle's story. In breathless, elegiac prose it tells of her solitary childhood spent dreaming in an enchanted house by the river, her awkward, intense experiences at Cambridge, her first, passionate friendship with a contemporary, her stunned disillusionment/5(10).

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Best Selling in Fiction & Literature. See all. Rosamond Lehmann took the title of her novel Dusty Answer () from George Meredith's "Modern Love." This quotation serves as the book's epigraph: > Hypothesis: a good epigraph makes you want to read not only the book it prefaces but also the work from which it is taken.

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