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Maria Edgeworth Message Board 1/1/2012
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Author Edgeworth's Book Reviews

The Absentee
The Absentee is a book by Maria Edgeworth about the absentee irish landowners.The novel begins with three women gossiping about another woman's party. The Duchess of Torcaster, Lady Langdale & Mrs Dareville are snobbish society women & they're deciding whether or not they will go to Lady Clonbrony's gala. Lady Clonbrony is the wife of an Irish Lord who wants desperately to be accepted into London society. While society is quite willing to accept her hosp...