Amy Le Feuvre Book Descriptions
Heather's Mistress by Amy Le Feuvre.
"Heather's Mistress," by Amy Le Feuvre, is another of this author's popular books for young girls. The deep religious tone makes it well fitted for a Sunday School library, while the vital human interest in the story makes it entertaining for the general reader. A story of beautiful twin sisters bred in the utmost seclusion of the country suddenly entering into London society and trying to make their religion fit in with the frivolity that surrounds them. Alike in appearance but unlike in character each chooses the part that pleases them and for a time separate, one learning in solitude her lesson of life and the other being tried by affliction before she is taught that self is not all.—Bookseller, Vol 6 (1901).
The parallel lives of twin sisters, who were reared in the stem life of an English Puritan household and then plunged suddenly into the whirl of London society, are the subject of the story.—The American Catalogue (1905).
A pleasant wholesome story for a girl.—The Academy (1908).
A capital and wholesome love-story.—The Manchester Courier (1908).
A pretty story prettily got up.—The Record (1908).
A story of twin sisters, orphans, brought up in a lonely English country house by a Puritanical old servant, whom a gay cousin carries away to her London home where they are near losing their faith in God. Heather, however, the more serious one, awakens to a sense of what she is doing, and goes back to a life of self-denial but of deserved happiness. It is a wholesome story.—The Literary World, Vol 23 (1902).
Like all Miss Le Feuvre's stories, "Heather's Mistress" has a fine Christian tone, showing that even for those who are led astray by the world and suffer for it, God has a gracious welcome back. It is a story which young women especially might read with profit and pleasure.—Presbyterian.
Miss Le Feuvre has a dainty style, and her book is charming.—London Quarterly Review.
A very wholesome story.—Field.
It is gracefully written, and has a number of appropriate illustrations.—Scotsman.
The exquisite delineator of child-character is rapidly proving that she is able to describe the "grown-ups" just as graphically. This is a charming story.—Sword and Trowel.
The story is full of living interest from the first page to the last. An admirable book for our girls.—Baptist.