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The Wax Fruit Trilogy

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'The Wax Fruit Trilogy' brings together Guy McCrone's three classic novels which chronicle the life and times of the Moorhouse family as they rise from the obscurity of an Ayrshire farm to prosperity in Victorian Glasgow.

The trilogy consists of 'Antimacassar City', 'The Philistines' and 'The Puritans'.
Paperback, 618 pages
Published November 24th 2004 by Black and White Publishing (first published 1947)
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Julie Anderson
This a trilogy, I loved the first two but I found the third in series not as enjoyable. A good read though, I live in a Glasgow so loved reading about all the old areas and how they used to be.
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Guy Fulton McCrone was born in 1898 in Birkenhead, of Scottish parents.

He was educated at Glasgow and then Cambridge University and after his studies he appears to have gone to Vienna to study singing. He eventually returned to Glasgow where he was very much involved in the musical and theatrical life of the city. He became the first managing director of the Glasgow Citizens' Theatre, which was f
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