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William Harrison Ainsworth was born in King Street, Manchester, February 4, 1805, in a house that has long since been demolished. His father was a solicitor in good practice, and the son had all the advantages that educational facilities could afford. He was sent to the Manchester grammar-school, and in one of his early novels has left an interesting and accurate picture of its then condition, which may be contrasted with that of an earlier period left by the "English opium-eater." At sixteen, a brilliant, handsome youth, with more taste for romance and the drama than for the dry details of the law, he was articled to a leading solicitor of more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 215.9 x 279.4 x 8.64mm | 449.05g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 151479392X
  • 9781514793923

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68 ratings
3.3 out of 5 stars
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4 21% (14)
3 40% (27)
2 13% (9)
1 7% (5)
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