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  • Published: 1 June 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241476109
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $22.99

The True Heart




A love story set in Victorian England by one of the most original writers of the twentieth century

Leaving her orphanage at sixteen, Sukey Bond finds employment as a servant in the remote New Easter Farm, deep within the Essex Marshes. There she falls in love with simple, gentle Eric, the son of the rector's wife. But when their relationship is discovered, they are swiftly separated. So begins Sukey's quest to be reunited, a quest that will take her through every layer of Victorian society...

  • Published: 1 June 2021
  • ISBN: 9780241476109
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $22.99

About the author

Sylvia Townsend Warner

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