Salem Chapel (Chronicles of Carlingford, #3)
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Salem Chapel (Chronicles of Carlingford, #3) Details

Book TitleSalem Chapel (Chronicles of Carlingford, #3)
Book Author
ISBN9780140161526
LanguageEnglish
FormatPaperback
Pages378
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Salem Chapel (Chronicles of Carlingford, #3) Reviews

  • Ellzi
    Nov 2, 2016

    Ellzi

    I accidentally read this first because I didn't realise it's actually the third book in Chronicles of Carlingford so was a little confused when Oliphant assumed the reader would know things (which they would if they'd read the preceding books!). This is a really engaging forgotten Vict...

  • Susan O
    Oct 1, 2016

    Susan O

    Margaret Oliphant Wilson Oliphant, writing as Mrs. Oliphant, was a 19th century Scottish novelist and short story writer known for "domestic realism, the historical novel and tales of the supernatural." Already a prolific writer, after the death of her husband she had to support her fa...

  • Betsy
    Jul 3, 2016

    Betsy

    I had high hopes for this book. I really liked the beginning, but it flagged for me for most of the story, and I confess to skipping through a lot. The ending is predictable, but satisfying. ...

  • Colin Fisher
    Jun 2, 2016

    Colin Fisher

    I lost track of the coincidences in the novel and the characters she brought in and then forgot (or suddenly remembered) but she is a dab hand at crackling dialogue and the overheard conversation. ...

  • Wanda
    May 29, 2016

    Wanda

    3 JUN 2016 - a read with the Literature of the 19th Century Group at Yahoo. All are welcome. 19th Century Lit. Group - https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/1...You may read Salem Chapel at Project Gutenberg. Please remember to download both volumes. Vol. 1 - http://www.gutenberg.org/ebo...

  • Kate
    Apr 2, 2016

    Kate

    A really good first third of clerical comedy of manners (contemporary readers of the initial anon serialisation suspected George Eliot of authorship) which turned into an excruciating trainwreck of Mrs O. flailing about in a genre she really does not remotely speak let alone respect (h...

  • Thomas Walsh
    Sep 7, 2015

    Thomas Walsh

    I'm reading this to summarize chapters 16-20 on a Yahoo Group called "otherlit" ...

  • Kay Robart
    Feb 15, 2015

    Kay Robart

    See my review here:https://whatmeread.wordpress.com/2015... ...

  • Mary
    Oct 29, 2014

    Mary

    This one had me engrossed from page one.A Victorian sensation novel.Arthur Vincent arrives in Carlingford to take up the reins as dissenting minister of Salem Chapel.He has aspirations but how will they go down with the members of his flock?Lots of wonderful characters including Lady W...

  • Andreea
    Aug 27, 2014

    Andreea

    Gothic subplots in this were pretty interesting, but the main character was an irritating manbaby and the book felt really, really long. ...