The Manxman

The Manxman

by Hall Caine
     
 

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The Manxman is a romantic novel. two childhood friends, a poor fisherman, Pete Quilliam and a lawyer, Philip Christian. Pete is in love with Kate but her father refuses to let them marry. Pete sets off for Africa to make his fortune, asking Philip to take care of Kate until he returns. Philip and Kate fall in love and when they hear that Pete was killed they plan a

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The Manxman is a romantic novel. two childhood friends, a poor fisherman, Pete Quilliam and a lawyer, Philip Christian. Pete is in love with Kate but her father refuses to let them marry. Pete sets off for Africa to make his fortune, asking Philip to take care of Kate until he returns. Philip and Kate fall in love and when they hear that Pete was killed they plan a life together. Pete returns to the island a wealthy man. Kate's father agrees to let Kate marry him, and neither she nor Philip has it in them to break Pete's heart. The story goes on to have a suicide attempt, a question of paternity, and a courtroom scene.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781409912675
Publisher:
Dodo Press
Publication date:
10/31/2008
Pages:
668
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.47(d)
Age Range:
1 - 17 Years

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