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Born in Exile By George Gissing
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Born in Exile is a novel by George Gissing first published in 1892. It deals with the themes of class, religion, love and marriage. The premise of the novel is drawn from Gissing's own early life... More > — an intellectually superior man born into a socially inferior milieu, though the story arc diverges significantly from the actuality.The main protagonist, Godwin Peak, is a star student at Whitelaw College, which he won a scholarship to attend. He wins many academic prizes and his future seems promising. Then his Cockney uncle arrives intending to open an eating-house adjacent to the college. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Born_in_Exile Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Crown of Life By George Gissing
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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: George Robert Gissing (/ˈɡɪsɪŋ/; 22... More > November 1857 – 28 December 1903) was an English novelist who published 23 novels between 1880 and 1903. Gissing also worked as a teacher and tutor throughout his life. He published his first novel, Workers in the Dawn, in 1880. His best known novels, which are published in modern editions, include The Nether World (1889), New Grub Street (1891), and The Odd Women (1893).Gissing was born on 22 November 1857 in Wakefield, Yorkshire, the eldest of five children of Thomas Waller Gissing, who ran a chemist's shop, and Margaret née Bedford. His siblings were: William, who died aged twenty; Algernon, who became a writer; Margaret; and Ellen. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Gissing< Less
The Unclassed By George Gissing
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The Unclassed is a novel by the English author George Gissing. It was written during 1883 but revised, at the publisher's insistence, in February 1884 and shortly before publication.It tells the... More > story of a young, educated man, Osmond Waymark, who survives by teaching. He answers a magazine advertisement, placed by Julian Casti – a half-Italian who had felt himself to be rejected by society – for companionship and the two strike up a serious and deep friendship. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Unclassed Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Robert Gissing (/ˈɡɪsɪŋ/; 22 November 1857 – 28 December 1903) was an English novelist who published 23 novels between 1880 and 1903. Gissing also worked as a teacher and tutor throughout his life. He published his first novel, Workers in the Dawn, in 1880. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Gissing< Less
Demos By George Gissing
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DEMOS / ДЕМОС (acronym of Democratic Alliance (Demokratski savez) is a centre-right political party in Montenegro, founded in 2015 when the leader of opposition... More > Democratic Front Miodrag Lekić split from the alliance due to disagreements with its constituent parties, and formed the new political subject. DEMOS currently has four representatives in the Parliament of Montenegro. Besides Lekić, the MPs are Goran Danilović, former vice-president of New Serb Democracy, Zoran Miljanić, former representative of Positive Montenegro and Radovan Asanović, former representative of Democratic Party of Unity. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DEMOS_(Montenegro) Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Robert Gissing (/ˈɡɪsɪŋ/; 22 November 1857 – 28 December 1903) was an English novelist who published 23 novels between 1880 and 1903. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Gissing< Less
Our Friend the Charlatan By George Gissing
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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: George Robert Gissing (/ˈɡɪsɪŋ/; 22... More > November 1857 – 28 December 1903) was an English novelist who published 23 novels between 1880 and 1903. Gissing also worked as a teacher and tutor throughout his life. He published his first novel, Workers in the Dawn, in 1880. His best known novels, which are published in modern editions, include The Nether World (1889), New Grub Street (1891), and The Odd Women (1893).Gissing was born on 22 November 1857 in Wakefield, Yorkshire, the eldest of five children of Thomas Waller Gissing, who ran a chemist's shop, and Margaret née Bedford. His siblings were: William, who died aged twenty; Algernon, who became a writer; Margaret; and Ellen. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Gissing< Less
The Odd Women By George Gissing
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The Odd Women is an 1893 novel by the English novelist George Gissing. Its themes are the role of women in society, marriage, morals and the early feminist movement.The novel's title is derived... More > ostensibly from the notion that there was an excess of one million women over men in Victorian England. This meant there were "odd" women left over at the end of the equation when the other men and women had paired off in marriage. A cross-section of women dealing with this problem are described in the book and it can be inferred that their lifestyles also set them apart as odd in the sense of strange.The novel begins with the Madden sisters and their childhood friend in Clevedon. After various travails, the adult Alice and Virginia Madden move to London and renew their friendship with Rhoda, an unmarried bluestocking. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Odd_Women Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Eve's Ransom By George Gissing
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Eve's Ransom is a novel by George Gissing, first published in 1895 as a serialisation in the Illustrated London News. It features the story of a mechanical draughtsman named Maurice Hilliard, who... More > comes into some money, which enables him to live without working. As part of his resulting travels, he meets and falls in love with Eve Madeley, a book keeper.Eve's Ransom was published in a single-volume edition immediately after the conclusion of its serialisation, which was unusual at the time. The novel sold well, and a second edition soon followed, although critics were divided in their opinion of the work.Maurice Hilliard is a mechanical draughtsman producing technical drawings on an annual income of £100. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eve%27s_Ransom Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Whirlpool By George Gissing
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The Whirlpool (Russian:Vodovorot) is a 1927 Soviet silent film directed by Pavel Petrov-Bytov. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Whirlpool_(film) Hint: You can preview this book by... More > clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Robert Gissing (/ˈɡɪsɪŋ/; 22 November 1857 – 28 December 1903) was an English novelist who published 23 novels between 1880 and 1903. Gissing also worked as a teacher and tutor throughout his life. He published his first novel, Workers in the Dawn, in 1880. His best known novels, which are published in modern editions, include The Nether World (1889), New Grub Street (1891), and The Odd Women (1893).Gissing was born on 22 November 1857 in Wakefield, Yorkshire, the eldest of five children of Thomas Waller Gissing, who ran a chemist's shop, and Margaret née Bedford. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Gissing< Less
The Nether World By George Gissing
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The Nether World (1889) is a novel written by the English author George Gissing. The plot concerns several poor families living in the slums of 19th century London. Rich in naturalistic detail, the... More > novel concentrates on the individual problems and hardships which result from the typical shortages experienced by the lower classes — want of money, employment and decent living conditions. The Nether World is pessimistic and concerns exclusively the lives of poor people: there is no juxtaposition with the world of the rich.The old Michael Snowdon returns from Australia to London after inheriting a substantial sum of money from his deceased son. Despite being able to live a comfortable, if not luxurious life, he spends only on necessities and lives like a poor man, keeping his fortune secret. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Nether_World Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Denzil Quarrier By George Gissing
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Denzil Quarrier is a novel written by the English author George Gissing, which was originally published in February 1892. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denzil_Quarrier Hint: You can... More > preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Robert Gissing (/ˈɡɪsɪŋ/; 22 November 1857 – 28 December 1903) was an English novelist who published 23 novels between 1880 and 1903. Gissing also worked as a teacher and tutor throughout his life. He published his first novel, Workers in the Dawn, in 1880. His best known novels, which are published in modern editions, include The Nether World (1889), New Grub Street (1891), and The Odd Women (1893).Gissing was born on 22 November 1857 in Wakefield, Yorkshire, the eldest of five children of Thomas Waller Gissing, who ran a chemist's shop, and Margaret née Bedford. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Gissing< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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