The Day After the Fair


Frank Harvey

Published by Samuel French Ltd

2 Male 4 Female

Based on a short story by Thomas Hardy, this is a tale of an illiterate servant girl who falls in love with a stranger, Charles, and convinces her mistress to write him love letters on her behalf. Through writing the letters and reading his replies her mistress falls in love with Charles and he with her, but - innocent of the deception - Charles proposes to the servant girl. Only when it is too late does he discover the true identity of his love.

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