Horatio Alger, Jr. was a prolific American author of the 19-th century.
'Paul The Peddler' is a social novel that represents a bright example of Horatio Alger's writing style. As in many other Alger's books the central figure of the story is a poor boy who struggles for his life. Paul Hoffman works out in the streets offering people some kind of a gamling game. That's not much of a job, indeed, and in addition to that, he hase to face bullies. But one day the boy gets lucky and and becomes a partner of man who sells neckties. Will Paul Hoffman manage to make his way through all the hardships? Read this brilliant novel and you will know!