A Book Suggestion [Two Horatio Alger books]

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SopB
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Post by SopB » May 23rd, 2020, 2:40 pm

I'd like to reccomend a book by Horatio Alger, called Phil the Fiddler. It was published in 1872, I think, so it should be in the public domain. As for the text, here is one:
http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/671
there's another one that I really liked by Horatio Alger, called The Young Salesman. It was published in 1896. There is a link to the text :http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/56798

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Post by mightyfelix » May 23rd, 2020, 4:43 pm

Yes, these are both public domain, and it looks like neither has been recorded yet. It might help to generate some interest if you'd give a little synopsis of the books, or maybe a paragraph or so about what you liked about them.

SopB
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Post by SopB » May 24th, 2020, 12:41 pm

I'm not sure what it was, but I just remember reading the Young Salesman and really liking it. It's along the old lines of Horatio Alger books: the boy starts out poor, and then gets rich by being good, stuff like that. Phil the Fiddler is the same. I know I definitely have read very many Horatio Alger books, and that name I just remembered.

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