The Manxman

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One of the most popular novels of its time, The Manxman is a romantic tale of love, heartbreak and redemption set on the Isle of Man. Kate Gregeen loves Peter Quillam who seeks his fortune abroad in order that he may marry her. Peter’s best friend Philip is to look after Kate while he is away. During Peter’s absence, Kate and Philip become lovers but Philip chooses his legal career over Kate. Peter returns having made his fortune and the consequences of each characters’ actions are played out. In his time Hall Caine was one of the most popular writers in the world. Translated into 12 languages, selling over half a million copies, and being made into films, including one by Hitchcock, this is his greatest novel.

Additional information

Author(s)

Hall Caine

ISBN

9781907945571

Format

Softback, 17.5cm x 12cm

Pages

357

Series

Manx Classics Series

Publisher

Lily Publications in association with Camrose Media Ltd

Publication Date

December 2013