Augusta's Daughter

Augusta's Daughter

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Judit Martin’s novel Augusta’s Daughter tells the powerful and fascinating story of nineteenth century Swedish peasant life. The novel is based on historical fact and illuminates a bygone era where the lives of the people were dictated by the church, societal expectations, and their superiors. The story explores many challenges faced by the peasantry of the era, such as starvation, religious demands, and hypocrisy within the church, societal rankings, and illegitimacy. In addition to the compelling story written by Judit Martin, a photograph of a historical Swedish peasant cottage is included in the book, adding further authenticity to the story and its historical relevance.