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New Grub Street

George Gissing

New Grub Street

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Published by Dolphin Books in Garden City, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGeorge Gissing.
The Physical Object
Pagination519 p. ;
Number of Pages519
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16406865M

But reviewers in general were either angry or coldly contemptuous. Never had she felt so strongly the unworthiness of the existence to which she was condemned. It would be dreadful if I were the cause of--' She paused, and looked up at him touchingly. He gives up his job as a clerk and spends most of his earnings from writing on a European trip. Forgive me, father.

Or should we accept the need for money? He might apply again to his brother, but such dependence was unjust and unworthy. On the one hand,' he explained in a tone of candour, 'who will not blame me if our engagement terminates in circumstances such as these? He thinks first and foremost of the markets.

Biffen scrapes an existence from tutoring. The winter did not pass without days of all but New Grub Street book, but in March he received his fifteen pounds for 'Mr Bailey,' and this was a fortune, putting him beyond the reach of hunger for full six months. He meant to write a book on Wolfe, in Portuguese. For the present, all our anxieties are at an end. Although I found the topic interesting, I thought the flow of this book was slow and it lacked the charm or emotional tug of a Trollope or a Dickens. When told of the visit, Yule assumed a manner of indifference, but his daughter understood that he was annoyed.


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He was beginning to dislike the child. But events had enmeshed him; circumstances had proved fatal. Because I long for it with all my heart and soul? If one hardly knows what to reject, how much harder it is to be oneself rejected.

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When the publishers' letter came it contained an offer of seventy-five pounds for the copyright of 'Margaret Home,' twenty-five more to be paid if the sale in three-volume form should reach a certain number of copies.

He then marries the socially ambitious Amy Yule, who is dazzled by his apparent literary talent. It was no more than he anticipated. Marian turned down Park Street, and proceeded for some distance along Camden Road. It's frightful! Through Marian Yule he takes this notion further and imagines a writing machine: But surely before long some Edison would make the true automaton; the problem must be comparatively such a simple one.

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The cheque came as soon as it was requested, and Reardon's face brightened for the moment. It represents an attitude, an approach to writing that results in something both cheap and disposable.

Perhaps there are none; most likely the rumour has no foundation in their knowledge. Dora was writing; she had no thought of entirely abandoning literature, and had in hand at present a very pretty tale which would probably appear in The English Girl.

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