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The Young Visitors

Or Mr. Salteena"s Plan

by Daisy Ashford

  • 113 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Nonfiction

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJ. M. Barrie (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10578192M
    ISBN 100548344094
    ISBN 109780548344095

    Why is a young woman so unnerved by the presence of a visitors book in her boyfriend’s inner-city home? And whose spidery handwriting is it that fills the pages? Who is the strangely courteous boy still lingering at a child’s tenth birthday party when all the parents have gathered their children and left? Based on a true story of discovery, The Visitors is New York Times bestselling author Sally Beauman's brilliant recreation of the hunt for Tutankhamun's tomb in Egypt's Valley of the Kings - a dazzling blend of fact and fiction that brings to life a lost world of exploration, adventure, and danger, and the audacious men willing to sacrifice everything to find a lost treasure.

      The Young Visiters () Alfred Salteena is a slightly bumbling gentleman who meets a young lady on a train and invites her to his home in London. She comes to see society and meet young men and bothers him to go See full summary»/10(). The Young Visitors by Daisy Ashford and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Young Visitor by Ashford - AbeBooks Passion for books.

    After a brief introduction by J.M. Barrie (Alec McCowen) and shots of the young Daisy Ashford (Carina Radford) working on a book, this children's fantasy film about the aristocracy in England at the end of the 19th century begins its surreal an Tracey Ullman plays Ethel Monticue, a woman who must decide between two suitors: the suave and worldly Bernard Clark (John Harding) or. Visitors Book Top Selected Products and Reviews Durable Visitor Book Refill, Perforated 90 x 60 mm Visitor Badge Inserts.


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The Young Visitors by Daisy Ashford Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Young Visiters is the distillation of hundreds of pages of then-modern novels i words of society, love triangles, and pots of rouge. The result is might be best described as "accidental burlesque"; Daisy Ashford's understanding of the grownup entanglements of The Young Visitors book by the likes of Thackeray and Hardy is incisive and guileless in equal measure/5.

Daisy Ashford, full name Margaret Mary Julia Ashford () was an English writer who is most famous for writing The Young Visiters, a novella concerning the upper class society of late 19th century England, when she was just nine years old. The novella was published inpreserving her juvenile spelling and by: 5.

The young visiters is based on a book by a nine year old victorian girl. I have not read the book so I cannot say if the movie lived up to it or not, but I loved this little movie. I bought it because it stars Hugh Laurie, my favorite fellow of the day, and he is wonderful in it/5(27).

John Wain is the doyen of Britain's Angry Young Men. So this novel comes as a complete surprise. The fellow's not even miffed any more. The Young, Visitors is a rather innocuous, altogether bland comedy about East being especially Eastern, West being especially Western, and. Övrig information Daisy Ashford, full name Margaret Mary Julia Ashford () was an English writer who is most famous for writing "The Young Visiters," a novella concerning the upper class society of late 19th century England, when she was just nine years old.

The Young Visiters: Or, Mr. Salteena's Plan by Daisy Ashford and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Young Visiters by Daisy Ashford - AbeBooks Passion for books. Preface. The "owner of the copyright" guarantees that "The Young Visiters" is the unaided effort in fiction of an authoress of nine years.

"Effort," however, is an absurd word to use, as you may see by studying the triumphant countenance of the child herself, which is. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader.

Written when the author was just nine years old/5(2). The Young Visiters or Mr Salteena's Plan is a comic masterpiece that has delighted generations of readers since it was first published in A classic story of life and love in later Victorian England as seen from the nursery window, it was written in by nine-year-old Daisy Ashford/5(44).

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Young Visiters or, Mr. Salteena's Plan by Daisy Ashford - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. The Visitors is the eighth novel by British-born author, Sally Beauman.

Employing the narration of eleven-year-old Lucy Payne, a recent survivor of a bout of typhoid fever that claimed her American mother, Beauman plunges the reader deep into ’s Egypt as it stands on the brink of Howard Carter’s amazing discovery: King Tutankhamun’s tomb/5().

Daisy Ashford, full name Margaret Mary Julia Ashford, later Devlin (7 April – 15 January ) was an English writer who is most famous for writing The Young Visiters, a novella concerning the upper class society of late 19th century England, when she was just nine years old/5(41).

Buy The Young Visitors by Daisy Ashford online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $   A work which does present an authentic child’s view of the world, however, is The Young Visiters, or Mr.

Salteena’s Plan written by Margaret Mary Julia Ashford (“Daisy”) and concerning not children and their habits but manners, class, courtship and marriage in Queen Victoria’s England. The manuscript was handwritten in a red-covered. LibriVox recording of The Young Visiters, or Mr.

Salteena's Plan by Daisy Ashford. Read by Tysto The Young Visiters is a comic romance novella that parodies upper class society of late Victorian England. Social climber Alfred Salteena introduces his young lady friend Ethel to a genuine gentleman named Bernard and, to his irritation, they hit it off.

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The Young Visiters was written in by Daisy Ashford -- who was all of nine years old at the time. The book remained on the shelf until it was published, misspellings and all, inwith a 5/5(1).

Read "The Young Visiters" by Daisy Ashford available from Rakuten Kobo. This, "the greatest novel written by a nine-year-old, " had been in print in Britain since the '20s, but had been out of Brand: Chicago Review Press. “The Young Visiters” is a contrapuntal tale of social climbers.

Ethel Monticue, the daughter of a poor farmer, climbs over the body of Mr. Salteena into the bed of upper‐class Bernard. This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1.

The Visitors Book is a collection of four ghost stories by Sophie Hannah, a British author and poet. Published by Sort of Books, the original edition's dimensions are comparatively small, and the pages have wide margins; it is stylised to appear like an actual visitors book - in keeping with the first, nominal story in the collection - with the inside cover and first page providing columns for Author: Sophie Hannah."The Young Visitors: Or, Mr.

Salteena's Plan" was written by nine-year-old Daisy Ashford in (yes, !) and is an innocent yet inadvertently amusing spoof of Victorian society. A little scene from a very good british drama with Jim Broadbent, Hugh Laurie, Lyndsey Marshal.

Director: David Yates.