A Difficult Young Man

A Difficult Young Man

by Martin Boyd, Sonya Hartnett
     
 

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"A subtle and beautifully observed social comedy."—The Times Literary Supplement

Handsome, proud, reprehensible, and misunderstood, Dominic Langton is the dark heart of Martin Boyd's much-loved novel. A Difficult Young Man is an elegant, witty, and compelling turn-of-the-century family tale, the quintessential Australian coming-of-age story.

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"A subtle and beautifully observed social comedy."—The Times Literary Supplement

Handsome, proud, reprehensible, and misunderstood, Dominic Langton is the dark heart of Martin Boyd's much-loved novel. A Difficult Young Man is an elegant, witty, and compelling turn-of-the-century family tale, the quintessential Australian coming-of-age story.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781921922121
Publisher:
Text Publishing Company
Publication date:
03/11/2014
Series:
Langton Quartet Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
1,353,228
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.10(d)

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Meet the Author

Martin Boyd was born in Switzerland in 1893 into a family that was to achieve fame in the Australian arts. His first novel, Love Gods, was published in 1925. Three years later The Montforts appeared, under the pseudonym Martin Mills. International success came with Lucinda Brayford, followed by the Langton Quartet: The Cardboard Crown, A Difficult Young Man, Outbreak of Love and When Blackbirds Sing. In 1957 he went to Rome, where he lived and continued to write until his death in 1972.

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