Tom Browns schooldays

Hv Children's Classics


Thomas Hughes

No. of pages 144

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Tom's joys and sorrows, from his frightening first day at school to his rise to become captain of the school.

 

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Tom Brown's Schooldays
Thomas Hughes novel about the mischievous but kind-hearted schoolboy Tom Brown begins at Toms childhood home in the Vale of the White Horse. where he spends his days out in the fields with his pony. This early idyllic setting it set up as a contrast to the stresses that Tom undergoes later at Rugby boarding school when he encounters the bully Flashman. Tom is helped through his struggles by his friends Harry Scud East and the frail but brilliant George Arthur. whom Tom protects. and who ultimately helps Tom develop into a young gentleman ready for Oxford university. The original text can be found here.

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