The Member and the Radical

The Member and the Radical

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Edited and introduced by P.H. Scott & Ian Gordon. Galt's two great political novels date from around the passing of the Reform Act of 1832. The Member has claims to be the first political novel in the English language and is a tour de force of wit, observation, and a devastating critique of political self-seekings. Its hero is a Scot, newly returned from India, who purchases a seat in a rotten borough. As a study of the corruption of the pre-reform parliament it… (more)

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Publisher: Canongate Books (April 01, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 256 pages

File size: 663 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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