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Mr. Fortune"s Maggot

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Published by Virago Press, Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Nonfiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction,
  • Oceania,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • FICTION_GENERAL,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction / Literary,
  • Boys,
  • British,
  • Missionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Virago Modern Classics

    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8306512M
    ISBN 100860680436
    ISBN 109780860680437


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Fortunes Maggot book whimsy Mr Fortune, or Rev Timothy Fortune to give him his correct title, an idealistic former bank clerk, is a /5. Fortune's Maggot Paperback – January 1, by Sylvia T. Warner (Author) out of 5 stars 7 ratings. See all 14 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — /5(4). Fortune's Maggot NPR coverage of Mr. Fortune's Maggot and the Salutation: And, the Salutation by Sylvia Townsend Warner and Adam Mars.

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Fortune's Maggot is similar to Lolly Willowes in that the Mr. Fortunes Maggot book is someone who's operated in society, conforming to its expectations, but has never been comfortable in that role. In Timothy Fortune's case, Mr. Fortunes Maggot book discomfort is more unconscious than in Lolly's but Mr.

Fortunes Maggot book there/5(5). The topic undoubtedly is a serious one, and yet Mr. Fortune’s Maggot by Sylvia Townsend Warner isn’t a stern book at all. It’s a satire of missionary zeal to convert the savage to true faith and western life-style. The novel is set before the Great War of when there still were untouched spots on our planet, thus long before the.

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Fortune's Maggot by Warner, Sylvia Townsend Edition: First Edition Jacket condition: Jacket Book Description. I bought the book when I was busily collecting older Virago Modern Classics and before I failed so badly with 'Lolly Willows'.

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Fortune is rescued by an elderly widow /5(). Fortune's Maggot And, The Salutation (Book): Warner, Sylvia Townsend: After a decade in one South Seas mission, a London bank-clerk-turned-minister sets his heart on serving a remote volcanic island. Fanua contains neither cannibals nor Christians, but its citizens, his superior warns, are like children--immoral children.

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Plus I got it on the strength of reading just one of her novels, and one short story (I’ve been raving about her ever since) so I was a teensy. e-Book | | RRP $ Buy Now The Reverend Timothy Fortune, ex-clerk of the Hornsey Branch of Lloyds Bank, has spent ten years as a South Seas Island missionary when a 'maggot' impels him to embark on what he describes as a 'sort of pious escapade' - an assignment to the even more remote island of Fanua, where a white.

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The preface to the NYRB edition of this book is lovely, detailing as it does. Mr Fortune's Maggot is the story of the Rev. Timothy Fortune, a sweet-natured and well-meaning ex-bank clerk who becomes a missionary and ends up on the remote South Sea island of Fanua, where in three years he makes just one (apparent) convert, a delightful boy called Lueli.

From the publisher: The Reverend Timothy Fortune, ex-clerk of the Hornsey Branch of Lloyds Bank, has spent ten years as a South Seas Island missionary when a ‘maggot’ impels him to embark on what he describes as a ‘sort of pious escapade’ – an assignment to the even more remote island of Fanua, where a white man is a rarity.

Previously I had only read Sylvia Townsend Warner‘s Lolly Willowes, and enjoyed it although I suspect not quite as much as many people did. But when I saw this old paperback in an Edinburgh bookshop I decided to buy it although I had never heard of it before.

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