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Tim by Howard Overing Sturgis
By: (1855-1920)

Tim by Howard Overing Sturgis is a heartwarming coming-of-age novel that follows the journey of Tim Gedge, a young boy growing up in a small English village. The story is rich in detail and painted with vivid descriptions of the charming countryside, capturing the essence of rural life in the late 19th century.

Sturgis expertly weaves together themes of friendship, loyalty, and self-discovery as Tim navigates the complexities of adolescence. The characters are well-developed and engaging, drawing the reader into their lives and making them emotionally invested in their struggles and triumphs.

The writing is elegant and evocative, transporting the reader back in time to a bygone era. Sturgis has a way of capturing the beauty and simplicity of rural England, making the setting feel like a character in its own right.

Overall, Tim is a delightful and poignant novel that will appeal to readers of all ages. It is a timeless story of growth, love, and the power of friendship that will stay with you long after you've turned the final page.

Book Description:
The first of only three novels by English author Howard Overing Sturgis, the son of wealthy American expatriates and a close friend of Henry James, Tim portrays a sensitive young boy’s affection for an older boy. (Introduction by Dorlene Kaplan)

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