|10-12-2011, 06:47 PM||#1|
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Alabama, USA
Device: HP ipac RX5915 Wife's Kindle
Fenn, George Manville; The New Mistress. V1. 12 Oct 2011
He worked as a teacher in Lincolnshire, until he became printer, editor and publisher of various magazines. He had two sons and six daughters with his wife Susanna Leake, whom he had married in 1855.
He was editor and proprietor of Once a Week from 1873 until its demise in 1879 and then was entirely engaged in writing fiction. Most of his work consists of adventure stories for young readers, featuring Explorers, Smugglers, young Adventurers and Seamen. His adult novels offer critical social commentary on Victorian England, especially reconsidering economic questions.
“But, dear, I am only a schoolmistress now—a national schoolmistress, and it would sound full of foolish assumption if I called you mamma. And are you not my dear, dear mother! There, there, good-bye, dear,” cried the speaker, kissing her affectionately; “and mind the dinner is done, for I shall be,—oh, so hungry.”
'Bene legere saecla vincere'.
'To read well is to master the ages' [Prof. Issac Flagg]
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Other Fiction Fenn, George Manville; The New Mistress. V1. 12 Oct 2011||crutledge||ePub Books||0||10-12-2011 06:45 PM|
|Other Fiction Fenn, George Manville; The New Mistress. V1. 12 Oct 2011||crutledge||BBeB/LRF Books||0||10-12-2011 06:43 PM|
|Action Fenn, George Manville: Mass' George. V1. 9 Oct 2011||crutledge||Mobi/PRC Books||0||10-09-2011 11:05 AM|
|Action Fenn, George Manville: Mass' George. V1. 9 Oct 2011||crutledge||ePub Books||0||10-09-2011 11:03 AM|
|Action Fenn, George Manville: Mass' George. V1. 9 Oct 2011||crutledge||BBeB/LRF Books||0||10-09-2011 11:02 AM|