New Grub Street by George Gissing, Fiction (Paperback)

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The story's two central characters are a sharply contrasted pair of writers: Edwin Reardon, a novelist of some talent but limited commercial prospects and a shy, cerebral man and Jasper Milvain, a young journalist, hard-working and capable of generosity, but cynical and only semi-scrupulous about writing and its purpose in the modern (i.e. late Victorian) world.

"The most impressive of Gissing's books . . . England has produced very few better novelists." -- George Orwell

Product Details
ISBN: 9780809594177
ISBN-10: 080959417X
Publisher: Wildside Press
Publication Date: March 1st, 2004
Pages: 464
Language: English