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The Pennycomequicks

S. Baring-Gould

""The Pennycomequicks"" is a novel by S. Baring-Gould that tells the story of a family of the same name. The patriarch of the family, John Pennycomequick, is a wealthy banker who has built his fortune on dishonest practices. His wife, Jane, is a pious and devoted woman who tries to keep her family on the straight and narrow. Their children, Mary and John, are both struggling to find their place in the world. Mary is a talented artist who is torn between her love for her family and her desire for independence, while John is a lazy and aimless young man who spends his days gambling and drinking.As the story unfolds, the Pennycomequicks are forced to confront the consequences of their actions. John's dishonest business practices are exposed, and the family is plunged into financial ruin. Mary must decide whether to sacrifice her own dreams to help her family, while John must finally grow up and take responsibility for his life.""The Pennycomequicks"" is a compelling and thought-provoking tale of family, morality, and the consequences of greed. Baring-Gould's vivid characters and richly detailed setting bring the story to life, making it a must-read for fans of classic literature.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 15th, 2006
  • Pages: 452
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 1.01in - 1.45lb
  • EAN: 9781428604773
  • Categories: LiteraryHistorical - GeneralMystery & Detective - General