by Compton MacKenzie
Publisher: Harper & Brothers 1919
Number of pages: 311
This engaging novel follows the professional travails and romantic ups and downs of John Touchstone, a ‘successful romantic playwright and unsuccessful realistic novelist’. Drawing heavily on his own life experiences and his family’s background as one of the foremost clans of stage actors in Europe, MacKenzie crafts an engaging, lighthearted look at his dashing protagonist’s love life.
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