The House on the Moor

The House on the Moor year old Susan and her brother year old Horace live a lonely life on Lanmoth Moor in Cumbria Their mother died long ago and their father Mr Scarsdale is a bitter controlling recluse who shows

  • Title: The House on the Moor
  • Author: Margaret Oliphant
  • ISBN: 9781241399139
  • Page: 207
  • Format: ebook
  • 17 year old Susan and her brother 22 year old Horace live a lonely life on Lanmoth Moor in Cumbria Their mother died long ago, and their father Mr Scarsdale is a bitter, controlling recluse who shows them no love Susan retains her sweet nature, but Horace bears bitterness and hatred towards everyone though he hides it to some extent to manipulate others Mr Scarsdale i17 year old Susan and her brother 22 year old Horace live a lonely life on Lanmoth Moor in Cumbria Their mother died long ago, and their father Mr Scarsdale is a bitter, controlling recluse who shows them no love Susan retains her sweet nature, but Horace bears bitterness and hatred towards everyone though he hides it to some extent to manipulate others Mr Scarsdale is bitter about a will, but the details are not disclosed until later in the story Other characters include Roger Musgrave, whose godfather has recently died, leaving Roger penniless He and Susan are shyly attracted to each other When Susan and Horace s Scottish uncle, Colonel Sutherland, arrives for a short visit, he offers help to all three young people But Horace leaves home to work for a dishonest attorney, and later experiments with blackmail, and even perhaps with murder.

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    About “Margaret Oliphant”

    1. Margaret Oliphant

      Margaret Oliphant Wilson Oliphant n e Margaret Oliphant Wilson , was a Scottish novelist and historical writer, who usually wrote as Mrs Oliphant Her fictional works encompass domestic realism, the historical novel and tales of the supernatural.Margaret Oliphant was born at Wallyford, near Musselburgh, East Lothian, and spent her childhood at Lasswade near Dalkeith , Glasgow and Liverpool As a girl, she constantly experimented with writing In 1849 she had her first novel published Passages in the Life of Mrs Margaret Maitland which dealt with the Scottish Free Church movement It was followed by Caleb Field in 1851, the year in which she met the publisher William Blackwood in Edinburgh and was invited to contribute to the famous Blackwood s Magazine The connection was to last for her whole lifetime, during which she contributed well over 100 articles, including, a critique of the character of Arthur Dimmesdale in Nathaniel Hawthorne s The Scarlet Letter.

    616 thoughts on “The House on the Moor”

    1. This is not one of my favourite Oliphant novels, yet her stories are always interesting. Available for free download at oliphantfiction


    2. An interesting readUntil recently I was unaware of Margaret Oliphant. Her name popped up on my suggestions on my kindle and being on a Victorian kick I thought I'd give her a try. I'm glad I did. I wouldn't suggest her writing as a first foray into Victorian writers, as she suffers from the common ailment of using three words where one would suffice. Her style and prose are a little difficult to swallow. But, despite the usual morality tale, and a heavy dose of the gothic, I enjoyed The House on [...]


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