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Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich By Stephen Leacock
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Arcadian Adventures with the Idle Rich is a work of humorous fiction by Stephen Leacock first published in 1914. It is the follow-up to his 1912 classic Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town. Like that... More > work, it is a sequence of interlocking stories set in one town, but instead of focusing on a small Canadian town in the countryside, it is set in a major American metropolis and its characters are the upper crust of society.Although currently not as well known as the earlier book, Arcadian Adventures was extremely popular in North America at the time of its publication and for a while was considered the greater success. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arcadian_Adventures_with_the_Idle_Rich Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town By Stephen Leacock
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Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town is a sequence of stories by Stephen Leacock, first published in 1912. It is generally considered to be one of the most enduring classics of Canadian humorous... More > literature. The fictional setting for these stories is Mariposa, a small town on the shore of Lake Wissanotti. Although drawn from his experiences in Orillia, Ontario, Leacock notes: "Mariposa is not a real town. On the contrary, it is about seventy or eighty of them. You may find them all the way from Lake Superior to the sea, with the same square streets and the same maple trees and the same churches and hotels. "This work has remained popular for its universal appeal. Many of the characters, though modelled on townspeople of Orillia, are small town archetypes. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunshine_Sketches_of_a_Little_Town Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Dawn of Canadian History : A Chronicle of Aboriginal Canada By Stephen Leacock
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: University of TorontoStephen P. H Butler Leacock, FRSC (30... More > December 1869 – 28 March 1944) was a Canadian teacher, political scientist, writer, and humourist. Between the years 1910 and 1925, he was the most widely read English-speaking author in the world. He is known for his light humour along with criticisms of people's follies. The Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour was named in his honour.Stephen Leacock was born in Swanmore, a suburb of Ryde, Isle of Wight in southern England. He was the third of the eleven children born to Walter, Peter Leacock (b.1834), who was born and grew up at Oak Hill on the Isle of Wight, an estate that his grandfather had purchased after returning from Madeira where his family had made a fortune out of plantations and Leacock's Madeira wine, founded in 1760. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Leacock< Less
The Mariner of St. Malo : A chronicle of the voyages of Jacques Cartier By Stephen Leacock
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The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice By Stephen Leacock
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: University of TorontoStephen P. H Butler Leacock, FRSC (30... More > December 1869 – 28 March 1944) was a Canadian teacher, political scientist, writer, and humourist. Between the years 1910 and 1925, he was the most widely read English-speaking author in the world. He is known for his light humour along with criticisms of people's follies. The Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour was named in his honour.Stephen Leacock was born in Swanmore, a suburb of Ryde, Isle of Wight in southern England. He was the third of the eleven children born to Walter, Peter Leacock (b.1834), who was born and grew up at Oak Hill on the Isle of Wight, an estate that his grandfather had purchased after returning from Madeira where his family had made a fortune out of plantations and Leacock's Madeira wine, founded in 1760. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stephen_Leacock< Less

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