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John Galsworthy: The Skin Game

Language:
English
Genres:
Humour, Poetry, Tragedy

John Galsworthy was one of the most popular English novelists and playwrights. His literally career began at the age of seventeen when Galsworthy studied at the Oxford University. His works made him one of the leading authors in British literature. Nobel Prize winning English novelist and playwright, John Galsworthy is remembered for his stories evoking Victorian and Edwardian upper middle-class life. First performed at the St Martin's Theatre, London in 1920 and included in Burns Mantle's The Best Plays of 1920-1921, Galsworthy's play The Skin Game tells the story of two extremely different English families. Old money squire Hillcrist and nouveau riche industrialist Hornblower are locked in a constant struggle against each other.  Mr. Hornblower have a grandiose plan for surrounding the Hillcrists' estate with his factories. But what will happen when his opponent learns a dark secret about Hornblower's daughter-in-law? A classic example of Galsworthy' delicate, but naturalistic style, the story captures the readers' attention at once. Do you want to be carried away by the fascinating events of The Skin Game? Then download the book and enjoy the reading!  

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