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Things as they are, or, The adventures of Caleb Williams

Author: William Godwin; Maurice Hindle
Publisher: Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1988.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Caleb, a humble and self-taught man who has risen to a respectable post as secretary to a local squire, is intrigued by his employer's peculiar behaviour, and out of concern for him, begins a quiet investigation into his past--a decision that leads him to a revelation of murder, and disastrous consequences for his own life.
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Genre/Form: Didactic fiction
Adventure fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Godwin; Maurice Hindle
ISBN: 0140432566 9780140432565
OCLC Number: 21156841
Description: ixii, 384 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Things as they are
Responsibility: William Godwin ; edited with an introduction by Maurice Hindle.

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Caleb, a humble and self-taught man who has risen to a respectable post as secretary to a local squire, is intrigued by his employer's peculiar behaviour, and out of concern for him, begins a quiet investigation into his past--a decision that leads him to a revelation of murder, and disastrous consequences for his own life.

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