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Rodmoor

John Cowper Powys
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571242177
Date Published
29.05.2008
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Summary

Rodmoor is, unusually for a John Cowper Powys novel, set in East Anglia, Rodmoor itself being a coastal village.

The protagonist, Adrian Sorio, is a typically Powys-like hero, highly-strung with only precarious mental stability. He is in love with two women – Nance Herrick and the more unconventional Phillipa Renshaw.

This was Powys second novel, published in 1916. It deploys a rich and memorable cast of characters.

John CowperPowys

John Cowper Powys (1872-1963) was born in Derbyshire, brought up in the West Country (the Somerset/Dorset border area was to have a lasting influence on him), went to Cambridge University and then became a teacher and lecturer mainly in the USA where he lived for about thirty years. On returning to the UK, after a short spell in Dorset, he…

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