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The Holly-Tree Inn - cover

The Holly-Tree Inn

Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, Holme Lee, William Howitt, Adelaide Anne Proctor

Publisher: DigiCat

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The Holly-Tree Inn, an anthology comprised of works from luminaries such as Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, Holme Lee, William Howitt, and Adelaide Anne Proctor, is a treasure trove of narratives that transport the reader to the evocative setting of an English inn. The collection spans a variety of literary styles, from the thrilling suspense of Collins to the poignant lyricism of Proctor, embodying the rich tapestry of 19th-century British literature. This compilation stands out for its exploration of themes such as hospitality, the human condition, and the complexities of social interaction, articulated through the unique lens of each contributor. The anthology not only entertains but serves as a significant cultural artifact reflecting Victorian society's values and preoccupations. The authors contributing to The Holly-Tree Inn bring with them an array of backgrounds and experiences that collectively illuminate the multifaceted nature of Victorian life. Dickens' editorial oversight ensures a cohesive narrative thread, while the individual styles of the authors allow for a rich exploration of the anthology's themes. This collection is situated at the intersection of several literary movements, offering a panorama of Victorian concerns ranging from social reform to the exploration of personal identity. Enriched by the authors' diverse perspectives, this anthology offers a composite view of its era, making it an invaluable resource for readers interested in the cultural and literary fabric of 19th-century England. The Holly-Tree Inn is recommended for readers who seek not only to indulge in the stories of yesteryears but also to gain insight into the Victorian psyche. Through its encompassing range of voices, the anthology functions as a dialogue across narratives, inviting readers to explore the complexity of human emotions and societal dynamics. This collection promises an enriching journey through the literary landscapes of the 19th century, making it a must-read for enthusiasts of classic literature and scholars alike.
Available since: 08/16/2022.
Print length: 85 pages.

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