This light romance portrays in considerable detail the social life of Ottawa in the post-Confederation years. The gossip of the capital and the prevailing social customs strengthen the story of Honor Edgeworth's courtship. It is a novel of manners with a happy ending.
- Series: Heritage
- World Rights
- Page Count: 344 pages
- Dimensions: 6.7in x 0.7in x 9.6in
Kate Madeleine Bottomley (1865-1940) was a Canadian novelist and essayist who also wrote under the pseudonym Vera. She published Honor Edgeworth; or, Ottawa's Present Tense in 1882 and The Doctor's Daughter in 1885: both depicted certain phases of social life and character at the Canadian capital. In 1896 she published Catharine McAuley and the Sisters of Mercy.
Douglas Lochhead (1922-2011) was a professor emeritus of Mount Allison University.
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