The Nether World

The Nether World


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This is a tale of intrigue, as rapacious schemers try to wrest a fortune out of a mysterious old man who has returned to their midst, and of thwarted love. There is no sentimentality. This is a world in which the strong exercise power against their own kind, scheming and struggling for survival, a world from which, Gissing bleakly maintains, there can be no escape.

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ISBN-13: 9780199538287
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 02/15/2009
Series: Oxford World's Classics Series
Pages: 448
Sales rank: 657,859
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

George Gissing (November 22, 1857 - December 28, 1903) was an English novelist, who wrote twenty-three novels between 1880 and 1903. Although his early works are naturalistic, he developed into one of the the most accomplished realists of the late-Victorian era.

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