A Little Journey in the World

By: Charles Dudley Warner
Published By: Double9 Books
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"A Little Journey in the World" by Charles Dudley Warner is a captivating novel that falls within the genre of social satire. Set against the backdrop of New York City, this intricately woven narrative delves into the complexities of society, ambition, and wealth. As characters navigate the intricate webs of social class and relationships, they encounter moral dilemmas, corruption, and hypocrisy lurking beneath the surface of high society. Warner masterfully explores the power struggles and family dramas that ensue, presenting a nuanced portrayal of character development amidst the backdrop of societal expectations. Through sharp wit and incisive commentary, the novel offers a scathing critique of the excesses and pretensions of the elite, while also delving into the timeless themes of coming-of-age and personal growth. Warner's satire exposes the flaws and foibles of human nature, inviting readers to reflect on the nature of ambition and morality in a rapidly changing world. With its richly drawn characters and thought-provoking narrative, "A Little Journey in the World" is a compelling exploration of the human condition, offering both entertainment and insight into the complexities of society and the human psyche.

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Charles Dudley Warner

Charles Dudley Warner was an American author and friend of Mark Twain. He was born September 12, 1829, and died October 20, 1900. Warner wrote essays and novels and co-wrote The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today with Twain. Warner was raised by Puritans and was born in Plainfield, Massachusetts. He lived in Charlemont, Massachusetts, from the age of six to fourteen. He wrote about this time and place in his book Being a Boy (1877). Following that, he went to Cazenovia, New York. In 1851, he graduated from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. He worked as a surveyor in Missouri and then went to the University of Pennsylvania to study law. From 1856 to 1860, he worked as a lawyer in Chicago. In 1860, he went to Connecticut to become an assistant editor at The Hartford Press. He became editor of the paper in 1861 and stayed in that job until 1867, when it joined with another paper to become The Hartford Courant. At that time, he became co-editor with Joseph R. Hawley. As of 1892, he was in charge of The Editor's Study at Harper's Magazine, where he had been in charge of The Editor's Drawer since 1884.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 220pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362207184
  • ISBN-13: 9789362207180
  • Item Weight: 286g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 12.3mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Literary