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Then you can guarantee it to be a good one to go? "You couldn't have a better, sir." "And it will stand a little roughish wear, you think?" "I'm sure of it, sir; it's an uncommon strong watch." "Then I'll take it." These few sentences determined my destiny, and from that moment my career may be said to have begun.
Paperback, 316 pages
Published October 1st 2008 by 1st World Publishing
(first published 1883)
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Talbot Baines Reed (3 April 1852 – 28 November 1893) was an English writer of boys' fiction who established a genre of school stories that endured into the second half of the 20th century. Among his best-known work is The Fifth Form at St. Dominic's. He was a regular and prolific contributor to The Boy's Own Paper (B.O.P.), in which most of his fiction first appeared. Through his family's business ...moreMore about Talbot Baines Reed...