Beyond the City
by Arthur Conan Doyle
Publisher: Street & Street 1900
Number of pages: 232
In Beyond the City, the desire for money and romance drives the characters beyond the typical boundaries of their middle class Victorian lives. Lust, deceit, and financial scandals rock their placid world. This is a lightweight social comedy.
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