Tom Brown's Schooldays

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Macmillan Collector's Library

Publication date: 01.09.2012
ISBN: 9781907360640
Number of pages: 408

Synopsis

A classic of Victorian literature, and one of the earliest books written specifically for boys, Tom Brown's Schooldays has long had an influence well beyond the middle-class, public school world that it describes. The book describes Tom's time at Rugby School from his first football match, through his troubled adolescence when he is savagely bullied by the unspeakable Flashman, to his departure for a wider world as a confident young man. This classic tale of a boy's schooldays under the benevolent eye of the renowned Dr Arnold still retains the appeal for which it was acclaimed on its first publication.

Illustrated by Hugh Thomson, with an Afterword by David Stuart Davies.