It Is Never Too Late to Mend (novel)

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It Is Never Too Late to Mend (sometimes written as It's Never Too Late to Mend) is an 1856 novel by the British writer Charles Reade. It was later turned into a play. A ruthless squire becomes obsessed with a younger woman and conspires to have her lover framed and sent to jail.

Adaptations[edit]

The play version was presented in February 1865 at The Theatre, Leeds to great acclaim.[1]

The story has been turned into film several times including a 1911 Australian silent film It Is Never Too Late to Mend, a 1922 silent film It's Never Too Late to Mend and a 1937 British sound film It's Never Too Late to Mend starring Tod Slaughter.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leodis, Discovering Leeds: The Theatre Retrieved 17 december 2013