By: William John Locke
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Idols" by William John Locke is a captivating novel that delves into the intricate web of romance, intrigue, and moral dilemmas within European society. Locke's narrative unfolds as a character-driven exploration of ambition, obsession, and betrayal, set against the backdrop of a vividly depicted European setting. At its core, "Idols" is a story of love and longing, where characters find themselves entangled in a complex web of relationships and moral quandaries. Locke expertly navigates the psychological depths of his characters, revealing the inner workings of their minds as they grapple with conflicting desires and ambitions. Against the backdrop of European society, Locke explores themes of societal expectations and the pursuit of personal fulfillment, weaving a tale of passion and consequence. As love triangles form and allegiances shift, readers are drawn into a world where moral boundaries blur and characters confront the consequences of their actions. With its blend of romance, intrigue, and moral complexity, "Idols" is a compelling read that will leave readers pondering the nature of love, ambition, and betrayal long after they turn the final page. Locke's masterful storytelling and rich characterizations make "Idols" a timeless exploration of the human heart and its capacity for both greatness and folly.

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William John Locke

William John Locke was a British author, dramatist, and playwright who is best known for his short tales. On March 20, 1863, he was born in Cunningsbury St. George, Christ Church, Demerara, British Guiana. He was the oldest child of Barbados bank manager John Locke and Sarah Elizabeth Locke, who was also his first wife. His family relocated to Trinidad & Tobago in 1864. His half-sister Anna Alexandra Hyde (née Locke) passed away at age 25 while giving birth. Locke received an honors degree in mathematics from Cambridge University in 1884. When he was a teenager, he called math "an absolutely pointless and inhuman subject." He resided in London and served at the Royal Institute of British Architects' secretary from 1897 to 1907. His books The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne (1905), The Beloved Vagabond (1906), and At the Gate of Samaria (1894) were well-received in both Britain and America. Locke wed Aimee Maxwell Close (née Heath), the ex-wife of Percy Hamilton Close, on May 19, 1911, in Chelsea, London. James Douglas and Alice Baines both attended the wedding. On May 15, 1930, Locke passed away from cancer at 67 avenues Desbordes-Valmore in Paris, France.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 214 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362209187
  • ISBN-13: 9789362209184
  • Item Weight: 321g
  • Dimension: 216 x 140 x 12.0mm
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Age: 13+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type: Fiction / Romance