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The flowering thorn

Margery Sharp

The flowering thorn

by Margery Sharp

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Published by Hutchinson Library Services in London (3 Fitzroy Square, W.1) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London, Barker, 1933.

Statement(by) Margery Sharp.
The Physical Object
Pagination253p. ;
Number of Pages253
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17392537M
ISBN 100093095309
OCLC/WorldCa16213945

There were plenty to choose from – it’s much easier to find Margery Sharp books now than it was a year ago, thanks to Open Road Media reissuing them in digital form – and I settled on her novel The Flowering Thorn, one which sounded particularly appealing to me. The Flowering Thorn Lesley’s gradual progression from self-centred socialite to cottage-dwelling contentment is what sparkles in this story, and it generates an interesting and enjoyable read. Strong character development and deep understanding of what motivates people in different situations seem to be Margery Sharp’s strong points as a /5(6).

The Flowering Thorn is therefore wide ranging, with articles written by world authorities from the fields of folklore, history, literature, and ethnology, employing a variety of methodologies—structuralism to functionalism, repertoire studies to geographical explorations of cultural movement and change. The twenty-five selected contributions represent the latest trends in ballad scholarship, embracing the . The Path of Flowering Thorn by Makoto Ueda, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(9).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sharp, Margery, Flowering thorn. New York, Putnam's, (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction. The first stage of reproduction in flowering plants is called ‘pollination‘. But what is pollination? This is when the pollen produced on the the anther of a flower moves to the stigma. If pollen moves from the anther to the stigma on the same flower (or a flower on the same plant), it is called ‘self-pollination’.


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Strong character development and deep understanding of what motivates people in different situations seem to be Margery Sharp’s strong points as a writer/5(6).