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Tom Brown's school-days / by an old boy ; with illustrations by Edmund J. Sullivan.

Call No.
: VZ1-26
Publication etc.
: London : Macmillan, 1896.
Physical Descript.
: xxiii, 312p. : ill. ; 19cm.

This classic school story, originally published anonymously by "An Old Boy" in 1857, was the first book in which the author realistically related a public school life based on his own experience at Rugby School. The author started writing for his eight-year-old son. In the last half of the story, one of the characters falls seriously ill with a fever - reflecting the author's real-life event: his daughter died of scarlet fever while he was writing the book.

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