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Sevenoaks - A Story of Today
by J.G. Holland
A book centered on the owner of mill town in New England, who loves himself, his power, and his ability to buy entrance to any circle. He has systematically cheated many, including an inventor. This is the story of the inventor's recovery from insanity, and the interactions between the owner and himself.
ebook, 418 pages
Published 1875 by New York Grosset & Dunlap Publishers Published by Arrangement with Charles Scribner's Sons
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The secondary characters in this book are wonderful, particularly Miss Butterworth and Jim Fenton. I really enjoyed this book - the writing style is smooth, many of the characters are well developed, and that which makes us capable of good and bad is poignant.
Josiah Gilbert Holland (July 24, 1819 – October 12, 1881) was an American novelist and poet who also wrote under the pseudonym Timothy Titcomb. He helped to found and edit Scribner's Monthly (afterwards the Century Magazine), in which appeared his novels, Arthur Bonnicastle, The Story of Sevenoaks, Nicholas Minturn. In poetry he wrote "Bitter Sweet" (1858), "Kathrina", the lyrics to the Methodist ...moreMore about J.G. Holland...