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All For A Scrap Of Paper A Romance Of The Present War

By: Joseph Hocking
Published By: Double9 Books
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"All for a Scrap of Pap?r" is a nov?l writt?n by Jos?ph Hocking, a prolific British author known for his works in th? lat? 19th and ?arly 20th c?nturi?s. Th? book is s?t against th? backdrop of World War I and ?xplor?s th? profound impact of th? conflict on individuals and famili?s. Th? story r?volv?s around th? liv?s of s?v?ral charact?rs, ?ach grappling with th? p?rsonal and soci?tal uph?aval caus?d by th? war. C?ntral to th? narrativ? is th? conc?pt of a "scrap of pap?r, " r?pr?s?nting a promis? or commitm?nt that holds d??p significanc? for th? charact?rs. Th? nov?l ?xamin?s th?m?s of honor, duty, sacrific?, and th? moral dil?mmas fac?d by thos? caught in th? tumultuous curr?nts of war. Hocking's storyt?lling is mark?d by vivid charact?rizations and ?motional d?pth as h? portrays th? ?xp?ri?nc?s of soldi?rs on th? battl?fi?ld and th?ir lov?d on?s on th? hom? front. Through th? liv?s of his charact?rs, h? paints a poignant pictur? of th? human cost of war, ?mphasizing th? ?nduring valu?s of lov?, loyalty, and r?sili?nc? in th? fac? of adv?rsity. "All for a Scrap of Pap?r" is a comp?lling and h?artf?lt ?xploration of th? human condition during a tim? of gr?at turmoil.

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Joseph Hocking

Joseph Hocking was a Cornish novelist and United Methodist Free Church clergyman who died on March 4, 1937. Hocking was born in St Stephen-in-Brannel, Cornwall, to tin mine owner James Hocking and his wife Elizabeth (Kitto) Hocking. He was ordained as a Methodist clergyman in 1884. He wrote his first novel, Harry Penhale - The Trial of his Faith, while in London in 1887, while working in various places of England over the next few years. He saw fiction as a powerful tool for communicating his Christian message to the public, and he balanced his writing with his church obligations until ill health compelled him to leave from the ministry in 1909. His final pastoral responsibility was the huge and significant United Free Church in Woodford, Essex, which he was influential in having renovated by the renowned arts and crafts architect Charles Harrison Townsend. Following his recuperation, he became a greatly sought-after preacher throughout the United Kingdom, and he traveled extensively in the Middle East. He continued to write and was the author of approximately 100 novels during his career. Although he is now completely forgotten, he was enormously popular in his day.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 202Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359322229
  • ISBN-13:9789359322223
  • Item Weight: 303g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 11.4mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : History / General