The History of David Grieve BOOK II YOUTH

By: Mrs. Humphry Ward
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The History of David Grieve: BOOK II YOUTH" by Mrs. Humphry Ward is a captivating Bildungsroman set against the backdrop of the dynamic Victorian era. Through David's journey, Ward intricately explores themes of ambition, romantic relationships, and social mobility. As political upheaval grips the nation, David undergoes profound personal growth, grappling with an identity crisis amidst the rapidly shifting cultural landscape. Amidst the bustling industrialization and urbanization of England, David navigates the complexities of class struggle and the pursuit of intellectual pursuits. Yet, amidst the chaos, he finds solace in the bonds of friendship, which serve as anchors in his tumultuous life. Ward's masterful storytelling weaves a narrative rich in social commentary, offering poignant insights into the trials and triumphs of individuals amidst broader societal transformations. Through David's experiences, readers are drawn into a world where ambition clashes with tradition, and personal aspirations collide with societal expectations. "The History of David Grieve: BOOK II YOUTH" is not merely a story of one man's youth, but a profound exploration of the human condition in a time of profound change, where individuals must navigate the complexities of their era to forge their own paths.

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Mrs. Humphry Ward

Mary Augusta Ward CBE was a British author who lived from June 11, 1851, to March 24, 1920. She wrote under her married name, Mrs. Humphry Ward. Setting up a Settlement in London to help poor people get better schooling was one way she did this. In 1908, she became the first President of the Women's National Anti-Suffrage League. Mary Augusta Arnold was born in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. She came from a well-known family of writers and educators. Mary was the daughter of Julia Sorell and Tom Arnold, who taught literature. William Thomas Arnold was a writer and journalist, Ethel Arnold worked for women's right to vote, and Julia Huxley started Prior's Field School for Girls in 1902 and married Leonard Huxley. Their sons were Julian and Aldous Huxley. It was important for British intellectual life to have people like the Arnolds and the Huxleys. Author Matthew Arnold was her uncle, and Thomas Arnold, the famous headmaster of Rugby School, was her grandpa. Tom Arnold, Mary's father, was made head of schools in Van Diemen's Land, which is now Tasmania. He started his job on January 15, 1850.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 162pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362762501
  • ISBN-13: 9789362762504
  • Item Weight: 210.6g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 9.28mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Historical