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The Astonishing History of Troy Town

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Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch


A humorous story about some of the extraordinary inhabitants of a British seaside town. - Summary by Simon Evers

A Great Man: a Frolic

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Arnold Bennett


Subtitled 'A Frolic', this light-hearted book follows the fortunes of Henry Shakespeare Knight who, rather to his own surprise, writes a bes…

Fraternity

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John Galsworthy


A satire of middle-class complacency and artistic aspiration. It is the story of a strange bohemian upper-class love triangle, and of a myst…

The Marriage of William Ashe

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Mary Augusta Ward


William Ashe, an up and coming politician, impulsively marries Kitty, a young, flighty and strange girl who, far from supporting her husband…

The Dust Flower

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Basil King


Rashleigh Allerton, a wealthy New Yorker, quarrels with his well-to-do fiancée Barbara and impetuously says that he will marry instea…

The Glory of Clementina Wing

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William John Locke


The book follows the adventures of two main characters - Clementina Wing, a talented artist in her mid 30's with no social graces and Ephrai…

Huntingtower

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John Buchan


Dickson McCunn, a respectable, newly retired grocer, plans a walking holiday in the hills of south-west Scotland. He meets a young English p…

The Beloved Vagabond

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William John Locke


The vagabond, Paragot, a truly eccentric bohemian and a wandering scholar with a mysterious past, adopts a London street urchin (whom he cal…

Septimus

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William John Locke


The book concerns the tangled lives of four people: Zora, a young widow who seeks some purpose in her life; Septimus Dix, an other-wordly bu…

Mr. Prohack

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Arnold Bennett


Mr Prohack, an ordinary official in the Treasury and leading a hum-drum life, suddenly and unexpectedly inherits a large sum of money which,…

Linda Tressel

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Anthony Trollope


Linda Tressel lives a lonely life with her domineering aunt, Madame Staubach, in a large house in Nuremberg. Madame Staubach takes in the od…

The Well-Beloved

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Thomas Hardy


'The Well-Beloved' tells the story of Jocelyn Pierston and his love for three generations of women - the grandmother, her daughter and grand…

Clayhanger (Version 2)

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Arnold Bennett


A coming-of-age story about Edwin Clayhanger, who leaves school, has his ambition to become an architect thwarted by his tyrannical father, …

Leonora

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Arnold Bennett


Leonora Stanway is 40 and lives a comfortable middle-class life with her unsympathetic and dull husband, John. Her three daughters are rapid…

Max

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Katherine Cecil Thurston


On a trans-continental train journey into Paris, Max, a young adventurer determined to make his way as an artist, meets Blake, a well-to-do …

The Thread of Flame

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Basil King


Edward wakes up on board a ship crossing the Atlantic, on his return from the Great War – however, he finds that his memory of who he is and…

Notwithstanding

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Mary Cholmondeley


The book starts with Annette Georges choosing between two fates: suicide and running away with a disreputable stranger. She is rescued by a …

Harry Heathcote of Gangoil

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Anthony Trollope


Harry Heathcote is an English ‘squatter’ who runs a huge sheep station at Gangoil in Queensland, Australia. His wife Mary and her older sist…

The Tale of Triona

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William John Locke


Olivia is a newly orphaned young woman looking for adventure and excitement. She rents out her house to Blaise Olifant whose friend Alexis T…

The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne

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William John Locke


Marcus Ordeyne is a middle aged bachelor schoolmaster who has inherited both money and a title and thus is able to lead a life of leisure. O…

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