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Compton MacKenzie

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Book cover: Rich RelativesRich Relatives
by - M. Secker ,
The incredible followup novel by the author of Poor Relations, about Jasmine Grant, eighteen and an orphan who was 'given a home' by four families of rich relatives. Full of wit and humor and profound knowledge of human nature.
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Book cover: CarnivalCarnival
by - D. Appleton and Company ,
In the novel Carnival, Compton MacKenzie offers historical fiction fans the best of both worlds: a sweeping drama that brings to life the rural Scottish countryside and a gripping emotional account of the coming of age of one remarkable young girl.
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Book cover: The Vanity GirlThe Vanity Girl
by - Harper & Brothers ,
Novel of a young woman who realizes the limitations of a West Kensington middle-class life and seeks a life on the London stage. Compton Mackenzie was a prolific writer of fiction, biography, histories and a memoir, as well as a cultural commentator.
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Book cover: Poor RelationsPoor Relations
by - Harper & Brothers ,
This engaging novel follows the professional travails and romantic ups and downs of John Touchstone, a successful playwright. Drawing heavily on his own life, MacKenzie crafts an engaging, lighthearted look at his dashing protagonist's love life.
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Book cover: Guy and PaulineGuy and Pauline
by - London M. Secker ,
The slow train puffed away into the unadventurous country; and the bees buzzing round the wine-dark dahlias along the platform were once again audible. The last farewell that Guy Hazlewood flung over his shoulder to a parting friend was casual ...
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Book cover: The Early Life and Adventures of Sylvia ScarlettThe Early Life and Adventures of Sylvia Scarlett
by - ManyBooks ,
Here is the riveting classic from famed Scottish novelist Compton Mackenzie; the original crime thriller which was adapted in the Hollywood hit movie. Sylvia Scarlett and her father, Henry, flee France one step ahead of the police...
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