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Neglected and ill treated by his grandfather, his father having unaccountably
disappeared, he leaves home and goes to London with his old school friend
Strap, now his valet, to make his fortune. In London he is cozened and cheated
by a ...
The Princess Casamassima was the first fruit of James's decision to settle in
England, and much of its richness comes from the thoroughness of his surrender
to the spell of London, from "the assault directly made by the great city upon an ...
as Unitarian minister before leaving the ministry to work for a Rationalist
publisher in London in loneliness and poverty. The Autobiography of Mark
Rutherford is a poignant account of loneliness both spiritual and material. Its
theme is the ...
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Remember when literary critics read books and wrote about them? No? Well, I do now. He got a few things wrong - what did these people ever see in H.G. Wells? In Meredith? That they should be put next ... Read full review
THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
THE FIRST GENERA
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