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The Little Minister

by Barrie, James M

Condition: Good/Fair


New York: A. L. Burt Company, c1940. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 454 pages; corners bumped, some edge wear to boards; jacket is in tatters. RKO-Radio Picture edition with clean, nice b&w photos of a young Katherine Hepburn in the beginning of the book. "The Little Minister" by J. M. Barrie was first published in Good Words Magazine, spanning the months January to December 1891. Reckoned to be Barrie's best work, it is one of several novels about the fictional village of Thrums, said to be modeled on Barrie's home town of Kirriemuir. In 1840's Scotland, a young Scottish pastor falls in love with an educated, radiant gypsy girl, who turns out to be a peeress who impersonates a gypsy and smoothes things over between rebellious weavers and the authorities in 1840 Scotland.




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