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These stories are a brilliant evocatin of a narrow, close-knit community—that of the streets of London's East End in the 1890s. Having lived and worked there, he knew that his East Enders were not a race apart, but ordinary men and women, scraping by perhaps, but neither criminals nor paupers. He chronicled their adventures and misadventures, their wooings and their funerals, with sympathy, humor and a sense of both the tragedies and comedies to be found in the "mean streets, " from Lizerunt's disastrous marriage to Scuddy Lond's plausible but imperfect conversion and "Squire" Napper's quickly dispersed fortune.

About the Author

Arthur Morrison was born on November 1, 1863. Morrison gave conflicting information about his background, and when he died his wife, on his instructions, burned all of his notebooks and papers. He died in December, 1945.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780897334402
Author:
Morrison, Arthur
Publisher:
Chicago Review Press
Location:
Chicago, IL :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
England
Subject:
East End (London, England) Social life and customs Fiction.
Subject:
London (England) Social life and customs.
Subject:
East End (London, England) Fiction.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Academy Victorian Classic
Publication Date:
20050831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
166
Dimensions:
7.75 x 4.75 in

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