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William - The Fourth - Mischievous schoolboy antics and humorous escapades in a timeless British classic - cover

William - The Fourth - Mischievous schoolboy antics and humorous escapades in a timeless British classic

Richmal Crompton

Publisher: Good Press

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Summary

In Richmal Crompton's iconic work, 'William - The Fourth', readers are welcomed back into the mischievous world of William Brown and his adventurous gang of friends. Set in the early 20th century, Crompton's book captures the essence of childhood escapades with humor and heartwarming nostalgia. The episodic structure of the book allows readers to follow William's hilarious antics and his constant clash with authority in a series of entertaining misadventures. Crompton's delightful storytelling and vivid characterizations make 'William - The Fourth' a timeless classic that continues to charm readers of all ages. Richmal Crompton, a former school teacher, drew upon her experiences with children to create the beloved character of William Brown. Through her insightful observations and sharp wit, Crompton crafted a character who embodies the spirit of youthful rebellion and imagination. Her ability to capture the nuances of childhood relationships and dynamics adds depth and authenticity to William's escapades. For readers looking to revisit the joys of childhood or discover the charm of William Brown for the first time, 'William - The Fourth' is a delightful and engaging read that offers laughter, nostalgia, and a poignant portrayal of the essence of youth.
Available since: 01/17/2022.
Print length: 157 pages.

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