|Author:||Pierre Le Touche,William Harrison Ainsworth|
|Title:||Rookwood: A Romance|
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|ePUB size:||1542 kb|
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|Publisher:||1873 Pub Co (December 1, 1999)|
William Harrison Ainsworth (1805-1882) was among the most popular novelists of the Victorian era. A brilliant student, he intended to join his father's prominent law firm until his ambition turned to publishing and literature - in particular the genre of historical fiction. His first novel, Sir John Chiverton, was published in 1826. After traveling in Europe in 1830, Ainsworth returned to England and began work on Rookwood (1834), based largely on the life of the notorious highwayman Dick Turpin . You've bullied me long enough. A Romance By. W. harrison ainsworth. Illustrated by Pierre le Touche. First Published 1834.
William Harrison Ainsworth (1805-1882) was among the most popular novelists of the Victorian era. The book is an excellent one, and the author may take a high station among the romance authors of our time. New Monthly Magazine. Will have a RUN in the true Turpian style.
Lady Rookwood usurped sovereign sway over her lord and Sir Piers, a cipher in his own house, scarce master of himself, much less of his dame, endured an existence so miserable, that he was often heard to regret, in his cups, that he had not inherited, with the estate of his forefathers, the family secret of shaking off the matrimonial yoke, when found. Sir Piers Rookwood was a good-humored man in the main, had little of the old family leaven about him, and was esteemed by his associates. Of late, however, his temper became soured, and his friends deserted him; for, between his domestic annoyances, remorseful feelings, and the inroads already made upon his constitution by constant inebriety, he grew so desperate and insane in his revels, and committed such fearful extravagances, that even his boon companions shrank from his orgies.
William harrison ainsworth. Gives a vivid picture of the times and places with which he dealt. The rittenhouse press philadelphia Continue reading book .
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Ainsworth, William Harrison. With 8 illustrations by Sir John Gilbert. London: George Routledge, 1878, 1882. Ainsworth, William Harrison. With 12 illustrations by George Cruikshank. London: George Routledge, 1882. Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 21, "Victorian Novelists Before 1885," ed. Ira Bruce Nadel and William E. Fredeman. Pp. 3-9. Muir, Percy. Two Colossi - Thomas Bewick and George Cruikshank.