The Golden Days

[PDF / Epub] ✩ The Golden Days ☉ Edna Lyall – Johndore.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 392 pages
  • The Golden Days
  • Edna Lyall
  • English
  • 19 June 2017
  • 048340747X

About the Author: Edna Lyall

Edna Lyall was the pseudonym used by Ada Ellen Bayley Bayly was born in Brighton, the youngest of four children of a barrister At an early age, she lost both her parents and she spent her youth with an uncle in Surrey and in a Brighton private school Bayly never married and she seems to have spent her adult life living in with her two married sisters and her brother, a clergyman in Bosbury in Herefordshire In 1879, she published her first novel, Won by Waiting, under the pen name of Edna Lyall apparently derived from transposing letters from Ada Ellen Bayly The book was not a success Success came with We Two, based on the life of Charles Bradlaugh, a social reformer and advocate of free thought Her historical novel In the Golden Days was the last book read to John Ruskin on his deathbed Bayly wrote eighteen novels.


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