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William Harrison Ainsworth was an English novelist best known for historical fiction. After training to become a lawyer, Ainsworth turned to writing instead and had a long and successful career.

William Harrison Ainsworth was an English novelist best known for historical fiction. History & Fiction. William Harrison Ainsworth. Old Saint Paul's: A Tale of the Plague and the Fire By William Harrison Ainsworth.

William Harrison Ainsworth (1805 - 1882) was an English historical novelist born at King Street in Manchester. Ainsworth briefly tried the publishing business, but soon gave it up and devoted himself to journalism and literature. He trained as a lawyer, but the legal profession held no attraction for him. While completing his legal studies in London he met the publisher John Ebers, at that time manager of the King's Theatre, Haymarket. His first success as a writer came with Rookwood in 1834, which features Dick Turpin as its leading character. A stream of 39 novels followed, the last of which appeared in 1881.

William Harrison Ainsworth (4 February 1805 – 3 January 1882) was an English historical novelist born at King Street in Manchester. Ebers introduced Ainsworth to literary and dramatic circles, and to his daughter, who became Ainsworth's wife.

William Harrison Ainsworth (4 February 1805 – 3 January 1882) was an English historical novelist born in Manchester. While. completing his legal studies in London he met the publisher John Ebers, at that time manager of the King's Theatre, Haymarket.

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Short Stories by Ainsworth. The Star-Chamber: An historical romance (1853)

Short Stories by Ainsworth. Books About William Harrison Ainsworth: William Harrison Ainsworth Biography. William Harrison Ainsworth was born in 1805 in King Street, Manchester as a son of a solicitor. The legal profession did not attract him. He was educated at The Manchester Grammar School and gradually grew as one of the most profound writers of those times. He lived from 1805 to 1882. The Star-Chamber: An historical romance (1853). The Flitch of Bacon: or, The custom of Dunmow (1854). The Spendthrift (1857).

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The Star-Chamber book. Books for All Kinds of Readers. William Harrison Ainsworth was educated at Manchester Grammar School and later articled to a solicitor, deserting this profession for literature. Among his best known novels are The Tower of London (1840), Old St. Paul's (1841), Windsor Castle (1843) and The Lancashire Witches (1848). Books by William Harrison Ainsworth. Mor. rivia About The Star Chamber.

William Harrison Ainsworth. The Star-Chamber, Volume 2, An Historical Romance. The Star-Chamber, Volume 1, An Historical Romance. Jack Sheppard, A Romance. Old Saint Paul's, A Tale of the Plague and the Fire. The Lancashire Witches, A Romance of Pendle Forest.

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The Star Chamber by William Harrison Ainsworth, Fiction, Literary, Classics, Horror download epub
Literary
Author: William Harrison Ainsworth
ISBN: 080956534X
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Literary
Language: English
Publisher: Wildside Press (August 1, 2004)
Pages: 356 pages