Life and Death of Harriett Frean by May Sinclair

The book chronicles the life of Harriett Frean, a woman who lives a sheltered and suppressed life due to Victorian societal norms. It explores her journey from a privileged childhood to a lonely adulthood, her unrequited love for a married man, and her struggle with her parents' expectations. The narrative delves into the themes of female oppression, the consequences of societal expectations, and the tragedy of an unfulfilled life.

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