Biography: British writer George Manville Fenn (1831-1909) was also a printer, editor, and magazine publisher. He wrote both stories for youth and adults; his books for young readers feature smugglers and seamen on various adventures. Novels for adults consider more mature topics, with social commentary on Victorian England.

Books published by author:

  1. Brownsmiths Boy - A Romance in a Garden
    Brownsmiths Boy - A Romance in a Garden
    by George Manville Fenn

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    From death new life grows in this story about the young Grant Dennison and his education in the natural world of the garden and the larger, more harrowing, world outside its bounds. When his mother dies, Grant is taken in by a skilled gardener, Old Brownsmith, whose plot of land harbors the usual fruits and vegetables as well as a wild boy Grant longs to understand.

    Categories: Romance, Inspirational Romance