On the Art of Reading
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Binding: Trade Cloth
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.56" tall
The first thing then to be noted about the reading of English (with which alone I am concerned) is that for Englishmen it has been made by Act of Parliament- compulsory.' (Excerpt from Chapter 1)
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch was born on November 21, 1863 at Bodmin in the county of Cornwall, England. His sisters, Florence Mabel and Lilian, were also writers. While attending Trinity College, Oxford he wrote Dead Man's Rock under the pseudonym "Q" in 1882. He moved to London that same year. He wrote The Astonishing History of Troy Town (1888) and The Splendid Spur (1889). He married Louisa Amelia on August 22, 1889. They had two children; daughter Foy and son Bevil. Bevil died in Germany during the flu epidemic of 1919. While in London, Quiller-Couch took up journalism and was assistant editor to Cassell Publishing's Liberal weekly "The Speaker". In 1891 he and Louisa settled at More...
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