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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 story, such as it is, is a conventional eighteenth-century one: Harley's
adventures in London and on the road to and from London. It is a record of
disillusionment. As a man of feeling, Harley accepts expressions of feeling on the
part of ...
Her art has a bubblelike iridescence, and part of its end is simply to convey a
bubblelike evanescence; but this does not mean the world created in it is
anything but solid: in Mrs. Dalloway, for instance, one aspect of the London
scene is ...
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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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