Tom Brown's School Days
by Thomas Hughes
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap 1857
Number of pages: 307
Lively and mischievous, idle and brave, Tom Brown is both the typical boy of his time and the perennial hero. 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.
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