New Grub Street
From Shelf: The 100 best novels written in English: the full list (Robert McCrum, The Guardian Dec 2021)
New Grub Street (1891), generally regarded as Gissing's finest novel, is the story of the daily lives and broken dreams of men and women forced to earn a living by the pen. It tells of a group of novelists, journalists, and scholars caught in the literary and cultural crisis that hit Britain in the closing years of the nineteenth century.
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