by Compton MacKenzie
Publisher: Harper & Brothers 1919
Number of pages: 311
This engaging novel follows the professional travails and romantic ups and downs of John Touchstone, a 'successful romantic playwright and unsuccessful realistic novelist'. Drawing heavily on his own life experiences and his family's background as one of the foremost clans of stage actors in Europe, MacKenzie crafts an engaging, lighthearted look at his dashing protagonist's love life.
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Novel of a young woman who realizes the limitations of a West Kensington middle-class life and seeks a life on the London stage. Compton Mackenzie was a prolific writer of fiction, biography, histories and a memoir, as well as a cultural commentator.
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