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A Father and His Fate Ivy Compton-Burnett

A Father and His Fate

Ivy Compton-Burnett

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Miles Mowbray, the central figure of A Father and His Fate, is one of Ivy Compton-Burnetts most successful domestic dictators. His three daughters become symbols of mere powerlessness, in their bondage to him and to their unmarried state. LanguageMoreMiles Mowbray, the central figure of A Father and His Fate, is one of Ivy Compton-Burnetts most successful domestic dictators. His three daughters become symbols of mere powerlessness, in their bondage to him and to their unmarried state. Language is their only weapon, and this they use to devastating effect.