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Pelham , who tells his story in the first person , is a young aristocrat ambitious for political power , and masking his ambition under flippancy , cynicism and dandyism . " What a damnation puppy ! " one of the characters exclaims of ...
But how little you know of the rightful umbleness of a person in my station , Master Copperfield ! Father and me was both brought up at a foundation school for boys ; and mother , she was likewise brought up at a public , sort of ...
It may mean , simply , an imaginary person invented by a novelist , but it may also mean a person distinguished by odd behavior ... and English novelists have always tended to see their imaginary persons THE NOVEL FROM 1881 TO 1914 355.
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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