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The Nether World (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Novel
     

The Nether World (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Novel

by George Gissing
 

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Michael Snowdon, in possession of a secret fortune, lives frugally, never revealing his wealth to anyone. He rescues his granddaughter from a life of toil, hoping to leave his wealth in her charitable hands. But the money complicates their lives, his plan fails, and this tale ends tragically for father, son, and granddaughter.

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Michael Snowdon, in possession of a secret fortune, lives frugally, never revealing his wealth to anyone. He rescues his granddaughter from a life of toil, hoping to leave his wealth in her charitable hands. But the money complicates their lives, his plan fails, and this tale ends tragically for father, son, and granddaughter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411437623
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/01/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
402
File size:
542 KB

Meet the Author

George Robert Gissing (1857–1903) was an English novelist known for his realistic portrayal of the lower middle class, drawing on his own experiences of poverty. His first novel, Workers in the Dawn, failed commercially, but he persevered and achieved fame and success with his anticipatory novels New Grub Street, Born in Exile, and The Whirlpool.

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