Logo

A Life's Morning by George Gissing

Large book cover: A Life's Morning

A Life's Morning
by

Publisher: Smith, Elder & Co.
ISBN/ASIN: 1511809612
Number of pages: 294

Description:
Originally entitled Emily, it tells the story of a poor, yet cultivated, young woman, Emily Hood, from a small town in the north of England. While serving as a governess to a wealthy country family, she becomes enamored of her employer's son, Wilfrid Athel, and the two are engaged. However, during a visit to her parents' home, she is confronted by her father's employer, Dagworthy, who threatens to expose her father as a thief unless Emily marries him.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: The Odd WomenThe Odd Women
by - Project Gutenberg
George Gissing dramatizes key issues relating to class and gender in late-Victorian culture: the changing relationship between the sexes, the social impact of 'odd' or 'redundant' women, the cultural impact of 'the new woman,' and more.
(7162 views)
Book cover: Charles Dickens: A Critical StudyCharles Dickens: A Critical Study
by - Dodd, Mead and company
The first piece of thorough criticism of Charles Dickens and his works. Published when Dickens' literary reputation was at its lowest ebb, it helped to instigate a revival of appreciation for the novelist which has continued unabated ever since ...
(5072 views)
Book cover: Workers in the DawnWorkers in the Dawn
by - Remington
In this powerful and largely autobiographical first novel George Gissing establishes the hallmarks of his life-long literary obsession with class, money and sex. He explores the daunting challenges that face men of education, intelligence and talent.
(3749 views)
Book cover: The Crown of LifeThe Crown of Life
by - Methuen & Co.
In this novel, a struggling young man sets his mind, quite arbitrarily, on gaining one particular woman's affection. It looks like mission impossible, for social reasons, but he doesn't give up and keeps dreaming and trying for years ...
(3822 views)