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Lodore is a powerful tale of love, loss, and redemption woven together by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. The story follows the lives of the protagonist Ethel, a strong-willed and independent woman, and her daughter, who navigate the challenges of society and personal relationships.

Shelley's writing is both lyrical and poignant, drawing readers into the emotional turmoil of the characters as they face betrayal, heartbreak, and ultimately, growth. Through vivid descriptions and complex character development, she creates a world that is both captivating and thought-provoking.

The novel tackles themes of gender roles, societal expectations, and the complexities of human relationships with grace and depth. Shelley's exploration of these topics is both timeless and relevant, making Lodore a compelling read for modern audiences.

Overall, Lodore is a beautifully crafted novel that showcases Shelley's talent as a writer and her ability to delve into the complexities of the human experience. It is a must-read for fans of classic literature and those looking for a compelling story that challenges the status quo.

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The author of Frankenstein returns with her take on an Austen novel. The mother is proud, the father has many vices, yet the aristocratic name must be kept. Even more so when lord Lodore dies. His wife and daughter find themselves without protection. This novel is conserned with gender equality, education and social justice. - Summary by Stav Nisser.

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