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The Triumphs Of Eugene Valmont
     

The Triumphs Of Eugene Valmont

by Robert Barr
 

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Robert Barr (1850-1912) was a British novelist, born at Glasgow, Scotland. He was educated at the Normal School of Toronto, Canada, was headmaster of the Central School, Windsor, Ontario, and in 1876 became a member of the staff of the Detroit Free Press, in which his contributions appeared under the signature "Luke Sharp. " In 1881 he removed to London, to establish

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Robert Barr (1850-1912) was a British novelist, born at Glasgow, Scotland. He was educated at the Normal School of Toronto, Canada, was headmaster of the Central School, Windsor, Ontario, and in 1876 became a member of the staff of the Detroit Free Press, in which his contributions appeared under the signature "Luke Sharp. " In 1881 he removed to London, to establish there the weekly English edition of the Free Press, and in 1892 founded The Idler magazine, choosing Jerome K. Jerome as his collaborator (wanting, as Jerome said, "a popular name"). He retired from the coeditorship in 1895. Among his most famous works are: The Face and the Mask (1894), From Whose Bourne (1896), In a Steamer Chair and Other Stories (1892) and Jennie Baxter, Journalist (1899).

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781438527611
Publisher:
Standard Publications, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/08/2009
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.46(d)

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Stephen Knight is Professor of English at the University of Wales, Cardiff. He has written books on Chaucer, King Arthur, and crime fiction. His latest book is Robin Hood: A Complete Study of the English Outlaw.

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