The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol

By: William John Locke
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol" by William John Locke is a delightful novel set in Paris, showcasing the lighthearted escapades of the titular character, Aristide Pujol. Locke's skillful blend of humor, romance, and satire makes this character-driven fiction a standout in French literature. Pujol's joyous adventures unfold with delightful twists and turns, keeping readers entertained from start to finish. Set against the backdrop of the vibrant city of Paris, the novel immerses readers in a world filled with comedy, intrigue, and unexpected encounters. Pujol's charming personality and witty demeanor drive the narrative forward, while the novel's humor adds depth and authenticity to the characters and their experiences. Locke's mastery of storytelling shines through in this novel, as he weaves together a tapestry of humor and romance with skillful precision. Each page is infused with the author's unique blend of wit and charm, making "The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol" a true gem of character-driven fiction. Through its engaging plot and lighthearted tone, this novel offers reader a delightful escape into a world filled with laughter, love, and the timeless allure of Parisian charm.

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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: 190pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362766477
  • ISBN-13: 9789362766472
  • Item Weight: 247g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 10.7mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Romance / General