Little Saint Barbara by M.E MARKHAM ca. 1923 YA Novel of Spiritual Inquiry & Maturation set during the English Reformation


Title: Little Saint Barbara or The Message of the Sundial

Author: M. E. Markham

Description: No date; [circa 1923]. Light blue cloth boards with black lettering. Sun-fading along board edges. Previous owner's name in pencil on ffep. Endpapers foxed. Pages clean. Dust jacket edge-chipped. DJ in archival sleeve. Four illustrated plates including frontispiece. pp. 94, plus [2] ads. 7.5 x 5 inches.

Young adult novel set in the period of the English Reformation (1558). The story of a young girl who lives with the aspiration to become a saint like the ones she'd seen in Catholic pictures. She is cared for at a Manor House by a mute lady, the daughter of a Protestant martyr. A story of spiritual inquiry and maturation.

Set in England at the beginning of Queen Elizabeth's reign (1558), in a context of the English Reformation. Barbara W is an eight year old girl living at a Manor House, who had been earlier influenced and as

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Good

Publisher: Protestant Truth Society; Women's Protestant Union
Place: London
Year: No date; [circa 1923].

Keywords: English Reformation, novel, fiction, YA, young adult, juvenile, England, Protestant, Church of England

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