The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)

June 24, 2010|
The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (Harper Perennial Modern Classics) by Robert Tressell
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Originally published in 1914, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists is a timeless story of socialism, political awakenings and class struggle, told with a volatile mix of heartfelt rage and sly humour.

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists tells the story of a group of working men who are joined one day by Owen, a journeyman-prophet with a vision of a just society. Owen’s spirited attacks on the greed and dishonesty of the capitalist system rouse his fellow men from their political quietism. A masterpiece of wit and political passion, this is one of the most authentic novels of English working class life ever written.

This enduring favourite is now reinvigorated by a smart new jacket and exclusive extra material as part of Harper Perennial’s Modern Classics line of reissues. Now its timeless message of justice, equality and reason will be introduced to a whole new generation of discerning readers.

Title:The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)Format:Kobo ebookPublished:June 24, 2010Publisher:HarperCollins PublishersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0007375557

ISBN - 13:9780007375554

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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