The Manxman

By: Sir Hall Caine
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Manxman" by Sir Hall Caine is a poignant Victorian novel that intricately weaves romance, drama, and tragedy against the backdrop of the Isle of Man. Caine's work explores the complexities of society and the human heart, delving into themes of love, betrayal, and redemption within the constraints of social class. As a novel firmly rooted in Victorian literature, "The Manxman" revolves around a gripping love triangle, where the bonds of friendship are tested, and loyalty is betrayed. Set in the picturesque Isle of Man, Caine's vivid descriptions transport readers to a world where societal expectations clash with the desires of the heart. Through compelling storytelling, Caine paints a vivid portrait of the characters' struggles and triumphs, as they navigate the intricacies of love and marriage. Against the backdrop of societal norms, the novel explores themes of duty and honor, culminating in a tragic tale of sacrifice and redemption. With its blend of romance, drama, and social commentary, "The Manxman" stands as a timeless work of fiction that continues to resonate with readers, offering a glimpse into the complexities of human relationships and the enduring power of love.

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Sir Hall Caine

Sir Thomas Henry Hall, better known as Hall Caine, was a British novelist, dramatist, short story writer, poet, and critic in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Caine enjoyed exceptional fame throughout his lifetime. He published fifteen novels on infidelity, divorce, domestic abuse, illegitimacy, infanticide, religious prejudice, and women's rights, becoming a worldwide literary celebrity and selling 10 million copies. Caine was the highest-paid novelist of his day. The Eternal City is the first novel to sell more than one million copies globally. Caine was born in Runcorn to a Manx father and a Cumbrian mother, but grew up in Liverpool. Caine received architectural draughtsman training after completing four years in school. He spent his boyhood holidays with family in the Isle of Man. At the age of seventeen, he spent a year as a schoolmaster in Maughold. After that, he returned to Liverpool and began a career in journalism, eventually becoming a leader writer for the Liverpool Mercury. As a lecturer and theatre critic, he formed a network of prominent literary contacts who impacted him. Caine traveled to London at Dante Gabriel Rossetti's recommendation and stayed with the poet, serving as secretary and companion throughout Rossetti's final years.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 566 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363058697
  • ISBN-13: 9789363058699
  • Item Weight: 735.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 30.9mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Romance / General