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The Serio-Comic Governess (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
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The Serio-Comic Governess (Paperback): Israel Zangwill

The Serio-Comic Governess (Paperback)

Israel Zangwill

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: AND OTHER STORIES INCLUDING The Grey Wi? The Silent Sisters ChasseCroise The Big Bow Mystery The Woman Beater Merely Mary Ann The Eternal Feminine The Serio-Comic Governess By ISRAEL ZANGWILL umo Cloth $1.50 Mr. Zangwill is a curiously individual force in English literature. Pathos, humor, keen sarcasm, and wit mark all he writes. " Every line he writes shows an intellectual force that is rare even in the gifted army of clever writers." He describes his new book as " mainly a study of woman." The Boston Herald says: ? " Mr. Zangwill's stories reveal the grasp of a strong mind, the fertility of a ready imagination, and the easy, natural flow of a born story-teller." The New York Sun says: ? " Not only has he a style, flexible, graceful, and as light as the flight of a sea-bird, but he has ideas, and the art of sketching delicious situations in an original and charming way." THE MACMILLAN COMPANY 66 FIFTH AVENUE, NEW YORK GROTESQUES AND FANTASIES By ISRAEL ZANGWILL Author of " Children of the Ghetto," " Merely Mary Ann," etc. Illustrated lamo Cloth $1.50 " Mr. Zangwill has disclosed to us an inviting field never before exploited in fiction, and the sketches he has printed are in a kindly and humorous vein, true to life, and highly entertaining." ? Table Talk. " The audacity of this ' King of Schnorrers' is something unequalled, and it is enhanced by the pithy and original style in which the author writes."?Boston Budget. " There are sixteen stories in the book, and not one of them but is as improbable, as bright and glancing in its satire and fun, as gravely comic and comically grave, as any man, in or out of his senses, could wish. All the stories of the volume abound in odd and ludicrous situations, and more than justify ...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Israel Zangwill
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-1-4589-3507-6
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-4589-3507-8
Barcode: 9781458935076

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