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Author Morrison, Arthur, 1863-1945.

Title Child of the Jago [electronic resource] : A Novel Set in the London Slums in the 1890s / Arthur Morrison.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : Chicago Review Press, [2014]


Description 1 online resource (208 pages)
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Summary This novel, first published in 1896, is the story of Dick Perrot, born and bred in the Jago; but it is also a brilliant portrait of the community. The Jago is a London slum where crime and violence are the only way of life, and from which there is no escape for the inhabitants. Only the characters themselves are fictional: Morrison's descriptions of the fearful physical conditions are based directly on what he saw. He conjures up an extraordinarily vivid picture of a world which, even as he wrote, was about to vanish in one of the first of the slum clearance schemes.
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Subject Boys -- Fiction.
Slums -- Fiction.
London (England) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Keating, P. J., editor.
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Other Form: Print version: Morrison, Arthur, 1863-1945. Child of the Jago; London, MacGibbon & Kee, 1969. 0261618547 (DLC)76515738
ISBN 9780897336536 (e-pub)
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