The Wooden Doctor

by Margiad Evans

The Wooden Doctor

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This vibrant and intense novel, first published in 1933, sees Arabella, a passionate adolescent girl falling in love with her local doctor. She develops a mysterious illness requiring his attention but he is unable to cure it. Finally she declares her love for him, but is rejected and sinks into depression. Moving to a remote farm in Wales she has a brief affair with a young man and agrees to marry him. But a chance meeting with the doctor makes her realise the her young fianc© will never match up to the man she has been obsessed with all her life.
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This vibrant and intense novel, first published in 1933, sees Arabella, a passionate adolescent girl falling in love with her local doctor. She develops a mysterious illness requiring his attention but he is unable to cure it. Finally she declares her love for him, but is rejected and sinks into depression. Moving to a remote farm in Wales she has a brief affair with a young man and agrees to marry him. But a chance meeting with the doctor makes her realise the her young fianc© will never match up to the man she has been obsessed with all her life.

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