Chronicles the intertwined lives of the residents of the seaside town of Weymouth, England, including the secret desires burning inside protagonist Jobber Skaid
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John Cowper Powys (1872-1963) lived in the United States as well as his native England. The author of ten novels, including A Glastonbury Romance, Weymouth Sands, and Maiden Castle, as well as many works of criticism and philosophy, he was the son of a vicar and a descendant of the poets Donne and Cowper.From Library Journal:
The last few years have seen a resurgence of interest in Powys, with many of his books returning to print. Those who have read him know that his novels encompass a great deal. This 1934 title follows the lives of protagonist Jobber Skald and the inhabitants of the British seaside town of Weymouth Sands. Skald holds a secret desire to kill a brutish quarry owner and a secret love for Perdita Wane.
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