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In Pawn

by Ellis Parker Butler

It tells the story of a young man named Howard Lane. The book, first published in 1908, follows Howard as he navigates his way through a series of misadventures and romantic entanglements in pursuit of true love. Set in the early 20th century, "In Pawn" offers readers a glimpse into a bygone era. The book's setting, characters, and plot all embody the values and social norms of the time, making it an interesting read for anyone interested in history or nostalgia. One of the book's strengths is its well-crafted characters. Howard Lane is a relatable protagonist who is both endearing and flawed. His romantic interest, Linnie, is also a well-developed character who adds depth and nuance to the story. Butler's writing style is also noteworthy. He has a talent for vividly describing scenes and characters, immersing readers in the world of the book. His use of humor and wit keeps the story engaging and lighthearted, even as Howard faces various obstacles and setbacks. Overall, "In Pawn" is a delightful read for anyone who enjoys romance, humor, or historical fiction. The book's relevance to its time period and its enduring appeal make it a classic piece of American literature. Whether you're looking for a good laugh or a glimpse into the past, "In Pawn" is sure to deliver.

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Language

English

Original Language

English

Published In

1908

Author

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Ellis Parker Butler

United States

Ellis Parker Butler was an American author known for his humorous and light-hearted writing style. Born on December 5, 1869, in Muscatine, Iowa, he grew up in a large family and had a passion for writ...

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