Tom, Dick and Harry

By: Talbot Baines Reed
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Tom, Dick and Harry" by Talbot Baines Reed is a captivating coming-of-age novel set in the vibrant world of Victorian England. This classic work of literature follows the lives of three schoolboys—Tom, Dick, and Harry—as they navigate the challenges and adventures of boarding school life. Reed's skillful storytelling immerses readers in the camaraderie, mischief, and moral lessons experienced by the young protagonists. Through their escapades, the novel delves into the timeless themes of friendship, loyalty, and personal growth, resonating with readers of all ages. As the boys encounter various trials and tribulations, Reed deftly explores the complexities of youth and the journey towards maturity. The English countryside serves as a picturesque backdrop to their escapades, adding depth and charm to the narrative. "Tom, Dick and Harry" stands as a shining example of Victorian literature, offering readers an insightful and entertaining glimpse into the lives of schoolboys during this period. With its rich character development, engaging plot, and enduring themes, this timeless tale continues to captivate audiences and remains a cherished classic in the literary world.

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Talbot Baines Reed

Talbot Baines Reed was an English author of boys' fiction who lived from April 3, 1852, to November 28, 1893. He created a type of school stories that lasted until the middle of the 20th century. The Fifth Form at St. Dominic's is one of his most well-known works. He often and regularly wrote for The Boy's Own Paper (B.O.P.). Most of his writing was first published there. Reed became a well-known typefounder through his family's business. He also wrote the standard work on the subject, History of the Old English Letter Foundries. John Reed was a colonel in Oliver Cromwell's army during the English Civil War. The Reed family came from him. Their home was in Maiden Newton, which is in the county of Dorset. They moved to London at the end of the 18th century. Andrew Reed (1787–1862), Talbot Reed's grandpa, was a minister in the Congregational Church and the founder of many charitable organizations, such as the London Orphan Asylum and a hospital for people who could not get better. He was also a well-known hymn writer. His "Spirit Divine, attend our prayers" can still be found in many hymnals today. Talbot Baines Reed grew up in a happy family where Charles Reed was very religious and thought that tough outdoor games were the best way to raise boys.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 250pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363051617
  • ISBN-13: 9789363051614
  • Item Weight: 325g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 14mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Fiction / Literary