Set in England from the early 1870s onward, the novel is about a young, pious woman from a poor working-class family who, while working as a kitchen maid, is seduced by another employee, becomes pregnant, is deserted by her lover, and against all odds decides to raise her child as a single mother . Esther Waters is one of a group of Victorian novels that depict the life of a "fallen woman".

Written in a Zola -like naturalistic style, the novel stands out among Moore's publications as the book whose immediate success, including Gladstone 's approval of the novel in the Westminster Gazette , [1] brought him financial security. Continuously revised by Moore (1899, 1917, 1920, 1931), it is often regarded as his best novel.

Esther Waters is born to hard-working parents who are Plymouth Brethren in Barnstaple . Her father's premature death prompts her mother to move to London and marry again, but Esther's stepfather turns out to be a hard-drinking bully and wife-beater who forces Esther, a natural beauty, to leave school and go out to work instead, thus greatly reducing her chances of ever learning how to read and write, and Esther remains illiterate all her life.

The reason why Moore chose Esther Waters rather than one of his lesser known novels (which he might have been able to promote that way) to be adapted for the stage ...

Esther Waters has 523 ratings and 41 reviews. Esther Waters (1894) was one of the first English novels to defeat Victorian moral censorship. George Moore...

Esther Waters is a 1948 British drama film directed by Ian Dalrymple and Peter Proud and starring Kathleen Ryan, Dirk Bogarde (first credited film appearance), and ...

Set in England from the early 1870s onward, the novel is about a young, pious woman from a poor working-class family who, while working as a kitchen maid, is seduced by another employee, becomes pregnant, is deserted by her lover, and against all odds decides to raise her child as a single mother . Esther Waters is one of a group of Victorian novels that depict the life of a "fallen woman".

Written in a Zola -like naturalistic style, the novel stands out among Moore's publications as the book whose immediate success, including Gladstone 's approval of the novel in the Westminster Gazette , [1] brought him financial security. Continuously revised by Moore (1899, 1917, 1920, 1931), it is often regarded as his best novel.

Esther Waters is born to hard-working parents who are Plymouth Brethren in Barnstaple . Her father's premature death prompts her mother to move to London and marry again, but Esther's stepfather turns out to be a hard-drinking bully and wife-beater who forces Esther, a natural beauty, to leave school and go out to work instead, thus greatly reducing her chances of ever learning how to read and write, and Esther remains illiterate all her life.

The reason why Moore chose Esther Waters rather than one of his lesser known novels (which he might have been able to promote that way) to be adapted for the stage ...

Esther Waters has 523 ratings and 41 reviews. Esther Waters (1894) was one of the first English novels to defeat Victorian moral censorship. George Moore...

Esther Waters is a 1948 British drama film directed by Ian Dalrymple and Peter Proud and starring Kathleen Ryan, Dirk Bogarde (first credited film appearance), and ...

This unique edition of Esther Waters from Dead Dodo Vintage includes the full original text as well as exclusive features not available in other editions.

Set in England from the early 1870s onward, the novel is about a young, pious woman from a poor working-class family who, while working as a kitchen maid, is seduced by another employee, becomes pregnant, is deserted by her lover, and against all odds decides to raise her child as a single mother. Esther Waters is one of a group of Victorian novels that depict the life of a "fallen woman".

Written in a Zola-like naturalistic style, the novel stands out among Moore's publications as the book whose immediate success, including Gladstone's approval of the novel in the Westminster Gazette, brought him financial security. Continuously revised by Moore, it is often understood to be his best novel.

Set in England from the early 1870s onward, the novel is about a young, pious woman from a poor working-class family who, while working as a kitchen maid, is seduced by another employee, becomes pregnant, is deserted by her lover, and against all odds decides to raise her child as a single mother . Esther Waters is one of a group of Victorian novels that depict the life of a "fallen woman".

Written in a Zola -like naturalistic style, the novel stands out among Moore's publications as the book whose immediate success, including Gladstone 's approval of the novel in the Westminster Gazette , [1] brought him financial security. Continuously revised by Moore (1899, 1917, 1920, 1931), it is often regarded as his best novel.

Esther Waters is born to hard-working parents who are Plymouth Brethren in Barnstaple . Her father's premature death prompts her mother to move to London and marry again, but Esther's stepfather turns out to be a hard-drinking bully and wife-beater who forces Esther, a natural beauty, to leave school and go out to work instead, thus greatly reducing her chances of ever learning how to read and write, and Esther remains illiterate all her life.

The reason why Moore chose Esther Waters rather than one of his lesser known novels (which he might have been able to promote that way) to be adapted for the stage ...

Esther Waters has 523 ratings and 41 reviews. Esther Waters (1894) was one of the first English novels to defeat Victorian moral censorship. George Moore...

Esther Waters is a 1948 British drama film directed by Ian Dalrymple and Peter Proud and starring Kathleen Ryan, Dirk Bogarde (first credited film appearance), and ...

This unique edition of Esther Waters from Dead Dodo Vintage includes the full original text as well as exclusive features not available in other editions.

Set in England from the early 1870s onward, the novel is about a young, pious woman from a poor working-class family who, while working as a kitchen maid, is seduced by another employee, becomes pregnant, is deserted by her lover, and against all odds decides to raise her child as a single mother. Esther Waters is one of a group of Victorian novels that depict the life of a "fallen woman".

Written in a Zola-like naturalistic style, the novel stands out among Moore's publications as the book whose immediate success, including Gladstone's approval of the novel in the Westminster Gazette, brought him financial security. Continuously revised by Moore, it is often understood to be his best novel.

Esther goes into service in Victorian England, only to be seduced by the sweet talking groom William, who then takes off with his employer's daughter. Left alone to bring up the child, Esther manages and after 7 years has a chance at happiness. Then William turns up again...

Set in England from the early 1870s onward, the novel is about a young, pious woman from a poor working-class family who, while working as a kitchen maid, is seduced by another employee, becomes pregnant, is deserted by her lover, and against all odds decides to raise her child as a single mother . Esther Waters is one of a group of Victorian novels that depict the life of a "fallen woman".

Written in a Zola -like naturalistic style, the novel stands out among Moore's publications as the book whose immediate success, including Gladstone 's approval of the novel in the Westminster Gazette , [1] brought him financial security. Continuously revised by Moore (1899, 1917, 1920, 1931), it is often regarded as his best novel.

Esther Waters is born to hard-working parents who are Plymouth Brethren in Barnstaple . Her father's premature death prompts her mother to move to London and marry again, but Esther's stepfather turns out to be a hard-drinking bully and wife-beater who forces Esther, a natural beauty, to leave school and go out to work instead, thus greatly reducing her chances of ever learning how to read and write, and Esther remains illiterate all her life.

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