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The Gilpins and their Fortunes

By: William Henry Giles Kingston
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Gilpins and Their Fortunes" is a captivating tale written by William Henry Giles Kingston, a prolific 19th-century English author. Readers are compelled to keep reading because the title character is so self-indulgent. Some stories are violent and strange, while others creep up on you and slowly imbibe you in. Readers are drawn into the interesting world of the Gilpin family as they battle life's difficulties and pursue their riches. The plot is set in Victorian England and revolves around the Gilpin twins, Ralph and Rachel, who are orphaned and thrust into an unknown world. The plot follows characters as they seek for prosperity and contentment while dealing with the trials and tribulations of their time period. William Henry Giles Kingston skillfully weaves a story of persistence, camaraderie, and personal growth as the Gilpins experience a variety of adventures, catastrophes, and ethical quandaries. The story's finely depicted scenery and diverse people entice readers.

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William Henry Giles Kingston

William Henry Giles Kingston (February 28, 1814 – August 5, 1880), sometimes known as W. H. G. Kingston, was an English author of boys' adventure stories. On February 28, 1814, William Henry Giles Kingston was born in Harley Street, London. He was the oldest child of Lucy Henry Kingston and Frances Sophia Rooke, a granddaughter of Sir Giles Rooke, a Court for Common Pleas Judge. Kingston's paternal grandfather, John Kingston (1736-1820), was a Member of Parliament who, although owning a plantation in Demerara, was a staunch supporter of the Abolition of the Slave Trade. Kingston's father, Lucy, started a wine business in Oporto, and he lived there for many years, making frequent trips to England and establishing a lifelong love of the sea.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 74Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359323373
  • ISBN-13:9789359323374
  • Item Weight: 111g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 4.56mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : HUMOR / General