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The ragged trousered philanthropists

by Robert Tressell

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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Working class -- England -- Fiction.,
  • Socialism -- Fiction.,
  • England -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRobert Tressell.
    GenreFiction.
    SeriesPenguin modern classics
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxi, 741 p. ;
    Number of Pages741
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22598558M
    ISBN 100141187697

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Tressell spent his entire early adult working life in South Africa. It was in Johannesburg that he was drawn into labour organisation and socialist politics.

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