➨ [Ebook] ➣ Philip to Which Is Prefixed a Shabby General Story Volume I - Works of William Makepeace Thackery By William Makepeace Thackeray ➳ – Jobs-in-kingston.co.uk Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating Which Is Kindle ´ back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive We are republishing these classic Philip to PDF or works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. started this book several times before I was able to finish it and now I ve finished vol 1 I find I m going to read The story of the stone before reading vol 2 I absolutely adore the way the book is written It has such a gorgeous use of language, you can imagine Stephen Fry reading it aloud in the guise of a good Victorian gentleman The narrator is Pendennis, who has his own novel which I haven t read yet but is on my list, I find him and his wife very charming, however the main character of Philip doesn t do all that much for me In the first vol Philip is presented as a bit of a dandy, preferring drinking with his inappropriate friends and being rather drunken and aimless while his dad is a respected doctor His dad turns out to actually have stolen Philip s fortune that was left to him by him mother and so Philip has to make his own way in the world The plot is quite slow moving but the descriptions and the asides are fantastic and often highly amusing.
- 464 pages
- Philip to Which Is Prefixed a Shabby General Story Volume I - Works of William Makepeace Thackery
- William Makepeace Thackeray
- 01 September 2019 William Makepeace Thackeray