A God and His Gifts

A God and His Gifts

First published in 1963, A God and his Gifts was the last of Ivy Compton-Burnett's novels to be published in her lifetime and is considered by many to be one of her best. Set in the claustrophobic world of Edwardian upper-class family life, it is the story of the self-willed and arrogant Hereward Egerton. In his marriage to Ada Merton he maintains a veneer of respectability but through his intimate relationships with his sister, Emmeline, and his son's future wife,… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (June 25, 2013)

Collection: Bloomsbury Reader

Page count: 176 pages

Language: English

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