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John Penrose : a romance of the Land's End

John Penrose : a romance of the Land's End

Author: J C Tregarthen
Publisher: Fowey : Cornwall Editions, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats

Set in the Cornish countryside in the early 1800s, this novel chronicles the adventures of a farm labourer's son, John Penrose, from poaching to smuggling and a near-fatal skirmish.


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Genre/Form: Fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J C Tregarthen
ISBN: 1904880029 9781904880028
OCLC Number: 58839597
Description: xiii, 289 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Contents Introduction John's Parentage Early Memories Lost in the Reed-bed Sent to School A Great Adventure Christmas Market A Young Emigrant The Prize Distribution Goes to Work The Fisherman Caught In Trouble Forget-me-nots A Heavy Responsibility The Dead Fox Mysterious Happenings A Memorable Journey The Gipsy Queen Among Smugglers The Honour of Lanyon The Old Story Love and Death The Great Winter Loveday at Forest Carn Foul Play Revenge Felton Outwitted The Pedlar's Story At the Flora Disgrace and Despair Turns Poacher In a Quandary A Guilty Conscience A Ghost Story A Night on the Moor Goodbye to Dickie Romeo and Juliet The Fight Outlawed Joy-bells Glossary
Responsibility: J.C. Tregarthen.


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"John Penrose was first published in 1923 by John Murray and copies can occasionally be found in antiquarian bookshops and auction houses. Cornwall Editions, a relatively new company based in Fowey, Read more...

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