The Great House (novel)

The Great House is a children's historical novel by Cynthia Harnett.[1][2] It was first published in 1949 with illustrations by the author.

First edition (publ. Methuen)

The novel is set in 1690 and concerns the building of a grand house in the new style, contrasted with the older manor house, which still reflects its medieval origins. The architectural differences are representative of the social changes of the period.

References edit

  1. ^ Davin, Anna (1976). "Historical Novels for Children". History Workshop (1): 154–165. ISSN 0309-2984.
  2. ^ "THE GREAT HOUSE". Kirkus Reviews. 1 March 1968. Retrieved 11 October 2023.