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A Child of Jago

Arthur Morrison

A Child of Jago

by Arthur Morrison

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Published by Everymans Library .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Everyman Paperback Classics

ContributionsPeter Miles (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages259
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7592833M
ISBN 100460877720
ISBN 109780460877725

Get this from a library! A child of the Jago. [Arthur Morrison; P J Keating] -- Theft, assault, and worse are everyday events in the Jago, a London ghetto where the Perrott family must live. Josh, the father, is a thief and Dicky wants to learn that trade. Tricked by a dealer of.   The book opens with a thorough introduction covering biographical and contextual information Appendices include the debates prompted by A Child of the Jago around the nature of realist fiction, writings on the world of the slum from contemporary researchers and reformers focusing especially on middle-class attitudes, childhood, women’s Brand: Musaicum Books.

Get this from a library! A child of the Jago. [Arthur Morrison] -- A tale of the short life of Dicky Perrot, a child raised in the fictional 'Old Jago', a slum in east London. A Child Of The Jago - Charing Cross Road, WC2H 0BD London, United Kingdom - Rated based on 79 Reviews "Love the Jago - best dimber damber.

A Child of the Jago By Arthur Morrison Author of ‘Tales of Mean Streets’ Third Edition PREFACE TO THE THIRD EDITION I am glad to take this, the first available opportunity, to acknowledge the kindness with which _A Child of the Jago_ has been received: both by the reading public, from which I have received many gratifying assurances that what I have tried to say has not altogether failed /5(17). Morrison's vivid novel of London slum life – the warren of grimy streets he called the Jago was actually the Old Nichol in Shoreditch – is notable for its absence of sentimentality or Author: Christopher Hirst.


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A Child of the Jago book. Read 59 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This novel, first published inis the story of Dick Perro /5. Handmade in England. Unparalleled purveyors of dimber rigging, hats & tom foolery. As it was in the time of the Jago the street is our stage. Buy A Child of the Jago (Oxford World's Classics) by Morrison, Arthur, Miles, Peter from Amazon's Fiction Books Store.

Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction/5(28). Jay’s third book, A Story of Shoreditch, appeared shortly before A Child of the Jago was published, and the crossover between the two is notable, both in the use of specific Nichol incidents and the bleak despair at the notion of ineradicable, biologically transmitted criminality and indigence.

The parallels were not lost on the unsigned. „A Child of the Jago” is London-born journalist Arthur Morrison’s best known novel.

It was first published in November and is set in a fictional East End slum known as the Jago, which Morrison. And so another Jago, teeming and villainous as the one displaced, was slowly growing in the form of a ring, round about the great yellow houses.

Appears in 7 books from Page - Jago ere its influence suck him under for ever; leaving for his own community none but the entirely vicious.5/5(1). The novel recounts the brief life of Dicky Perrott, a child growing up in the "Old Jago", a fictionalisation of the Old Nichol, a slum in the East End of London.

Fiction Literary Book Details. A Child of the Jago Illustrated by Independently Published Ships from US Supplier Other information: Illustrated Related Searches: Crime Books Format: Paperback Dimensions: x x centimeters Weight: kg.

“The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name disproves the adage that you can’t judge a book by its cover. Jago’s award-winning cover art is a foretaste of the whimsically insightful and richly colored drawings that await you on every one of the book’s pages.

The illustrations alone are worth the price of the book. These stories were collected into a book titled The Dorrington Deed Box, also published in In Morrison published To London Town as the final instalment of a trilogy including Tales of Mean Streets and A Child of the Jago.

His work Cunning Murrell was published infollowed by The Hole in the Wall in He continued to publish. “Diana Maltz’s new Broadview edition of Arthur Morrison’s classic A Child of the Jago is superb in every respect.

With a fine, wide-ranging introduction, helpful notes, and useful appendices identifying the many controversies in which Morrison’s work enveloped him, this Jago is destined to become the standard text for readers of this important novel.4/5(22).

Photography by Curtis Gibson A Child Of The Jago is the title and subject of Arthur Morrison’s book first published in to much uproar in Victorian Britain for exposing the desperation and depravity existing in the Jago slum of Shoreditch. The Jago existed on Old.

The novel recounts the brief life of Dicky Perrott, a child growing up in the "Old Jago", a fictionalisation of the Old Nichol, a slum in the East End of London.

A Child of the Jago - Read book ISBN: The Jago is not only a geographical area but an existential state of desperation. A Child of the Jago is London-born journalist Arthur Morrison’s best known novel.

It was first published in November and is set in a fictional East End slum known as the Jago, which Morrison based a. A Child of the Jago Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: London (England) -- Fiction Subject: Boys -- Fiction Subject: Slums -- Fiction Category: Text: EBook-No.

audio books by Jane Austen. This novel, first published inis the story of Dick Perrot, born and bred in the Jago; but it is also a brilliant portrait of the community. The Jago is a London slum where crime and violence are the only way of life, and from which there is no escape for the inhabitants.

Only the characters themselves are fictional: Morrison's descriptions of the fearful physical conditions are based /5(4). Arthur Morrison's novel 'A Child Of The Jago' was first published in and still packs a punch.

The story of young Dicky Perrott, growing up in an infamous slum neighbourhood located just off Shoreditch High Street in late Victorian London, is a tale of survival in adversity. The descriptions of life in a hell-hole packed toCited by: Buy A Child of the Jago: A Novel Set in the London Slums in the s (Academy Victorian Classic) (Academy Victorian Classics) by Morrison, Arthur from Amazon's Fiction Books Store.

Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic s: A Child of the Jago Arthur Morrison. Publisher: Arthur Morrison 0 0 0 Summary Arthur George Morrison (1 November – 4 December ) was an English writer and journalist known for his realistic novels and stories about working-class life in London's East End, and for his detective stories, featuring the detective Martin Hewitt.

Jago Court, the blackest hole in all that pit. A square of two hundred and fifty yards or less—that was all there was of the Jago. But in that square the human population swarmed in thousands.

Old Jago Street, New Jago Street, Half Jago Street lay parallel, east and west: Jago Row at one end and Edge Lane at. A Child of the Jago by Arthur Morrison,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Arthur Morrison’s ’s novel A Child of the Jago is set in the slum courts of London’s East End. Life in the Jago is a Hobbesian war of all against all, a socialist Darwinist nightmare for which the legal jurisdiction is the law of the jungle.

Based on the historic rookeries of London’s Old Nichol, [ ].