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The Unclassed by George Gissing

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The Unclassed
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Publisher: Chapman & Hall
ISBN/ASIN: 1523705477
Number of pages: 263

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The novel tells the story of a young, educated man, Osmond Waymark, who survives by teaching. He answers a magazine advertisement, placed by Julian Casti -- a half-Italian who had felt himself to be rejected by society -- for companionship and the two strike up a serious and deep friendship.

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