by Compton MacKenzie
Publisher: Harper & Brothers 1919
Number of pages: 311
This engaging novel follows the professional travails and romantic ups and downs of John Touchstone, a 'successful romantic playwright and unsuccessful realistic novelist'. Drawing heavily on his own life experiences and his family's background as one of the foremost clans of stage actors in Europe, MacKenzie crafts an engaging, lighthearted look at his dashing protagonist's love life.
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by Compton MacKenzie - M. Secker
The incredible followup novel by the author of Poor Relations, about Jasmine Grant, eighteen and an orphan who was 'given a home' by four families of rich relatives. Full of wit and humor and profound knowledge of human nature.
by Compton MacKenzie - D. Appleton and Company
In the novel Carnival, Compton MacKenzie offers historical fiction fans the best of both worlds: a sweeping drama that brings to life the rural Scottish countryside and a gripping emotional account of the coming of age of one remarkable young girl.
by Compton MacKenzie - London M. Secker
The slow train puffed away into the unadventurous country; and the bees buzzing round the wine-dark dahlias along the platform were once again audible. The last farewell that Guy Hazlewood flung over his shoulder to a parting friend was casual ...
by Compton MacKenzie - Harper & Brothers
Novel of a young woman who realizes the limitations of a West Kensington middle-class life and seeks a life on the London stage. Compton Mackenzie was a prolific writer of fiction, biography, histories and a memoir, as well as a cultural commentator.