At a glance:
- Author: Benjamin Disraeli
- First Published: 1844
- Type of Work: Novel
- Time of Work: 1832-1840
- Setting: England and Paris
- Genres: Long fiction, Bildungsroman, Political fiction, Roman à clef, Novel
- Subjects: History, Politics, Love or romance, Nineteenth century, Paris, Individuality, England or English people, Elections, Moral conditions, Government, Nobility
- Locales: France, Europe, Paris, France, England, United Kingdom
The Marquis of Monmouth
The Marquis of Monmouth, a British nobleman opposed to reform, especially the Reform Bill of 1832.
Harry Coningsby, a liberal-minded young English nobleman, grandson of the Marquis of Monmouth. Disinherited for defying his grandfather on political grounds, he is eventually elected to Parliament. He marries Edith Millbank, and after the death of his grandfather, he inherits the marquis’ fortune indirectly.
Edith Millbank, the beautiful but shy daughter of a...
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