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Demos by George Gissing

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Demos
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Publisher: Smith, Elder & Co.
ISBN/ASIN: 1512200883
Number of pages: 291

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It tells the story of a young, lower-class, Radical working-man, Richard Mutimer, who unexpectedly inherits a large fortune. He becomes the leader of a socialist movement and decides to use his inheritance to set up a cooperative factory. However, his new wealth and power serve to highlight the defects of character that he brings from his working-class origin and he begins to treat his workers harshly...

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