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The House on the Beach by George Meredith

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The House on the Beach
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ISBN/ASIN: B000FC2420
Number of pages: 323

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A young woman is forced by conscience to become inappropriately engaged to a far older man, who threatens to reveal the secret that her father was previously a deserter. Although the novella wasn't written until the late 1870s, Meredith had started the story 15 years prior.

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