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Human Boy

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Human Boy by Eden Phillpotts is a heartwarming coming-of-age tale that follows the story of a young orphan named David, who is taken in by a kindly old man and his wife. Set in the beautiful English countryside, the novel explores themes of love, friendship, and the importance of family.

The author's descriptive writing transports the reader to a simpler time, where life was filled with innocence and wonder. The characters are well-developed and realistic, making it easy to become emotionally invested in their journey.

One of the standout aspects of the book is the relationship between David and his adopted family. The bond that forms between them is touching and genuine, serving as a reminder of the power of love and connection.

Overall, Human Boy is a delightful read that will appeal to both young and old readers. Its timeless themes and charming characters make it a story that will stay with you long after you've finished reading.

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This collection of eleven short stories, both humorous and touching, about English school boys was published in 1900. The book was quite popular in its time. The author wrote two follow-up books: The Human Boy Again and The Human Boy And The War . Eden Phillpotts was popular with the reading public and wrote prolifically novels, short stories, poetry, plays, and nonfiction. Clarification of the term fag: In an English public school a junior boy who performs menial tasks for a senior. - Summary by David Wales

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