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young visiters

Daisy Ashford

young visiters

or, Mr. Salteena"s plan

by Daisy Ashford

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Published by Chatto [and] Windus in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith a preface by J.M. Barrie; illustrated by Heather Corlass.
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p.
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16927313M

The Young Visiters has remained in print (Daisy's other stories have been published over the years but none has been as popular) and become widely loved. Other reviewers here have written better than I could about the charm of the little book. The Young Visiters is a comic romance novella that parodies upper class society of late Victorian England. Social climber Alfred Salteena introduces his young lady friend Ethel to a genuine gentleman named Bernard and, to his irritation, they hit it off/5().

Daisy Ashford, full name Margaret Mary Julia Ashford, later Devlin (7 April – 15 January ) was an English writer who is most famous for writing The Young Visiters, a novella concerning the upper class society of late 19th century /5(41).   The Young Visiters became an instant success in England, it was reprinted 18 times in its first year and dramatized for the stage in Another book of short works was published in didn't meet as great success as the first book. Her book was also popular in America for a time but didn't stay in print like it has in the UK.

  The spoof first appeared first in The Saturday Evening Post and then as a small book later in the year. “Since The Young Visiters has vanished from whatever niche it once occupied in our literary consciousness,” notes biographer Jonathan Yardley, “it is fortunate that The Young Immigrunts is so successful purely as humor that it can be. Free download of The Young Visiters, or Mr. Salteena's Plan by Daisy Ashford. Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle. Read, write reviews and more.


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Young visiters by Daisy Ashford Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Young Visiters is the distillation of hundreds of pages of then-modern novels i words of society, love triangles, and pots of rouge.

The result is might be best described as "accidental burlesque"; Daisy Ashford's understanding of the grownup entanglements of books by young visiters book likes of Thackeray and Hardy is incisive and guileless in /5.

The Young Visiters Hardcover – Aug by Daisy Ashford (Author)Cited by: 5. THE YOUNG VISITERS on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. THE YOUNG VISITERS/5(45). This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more.

You can also read the full /5(2). The Young Visiters or Mr Salteena's Plan is a comic masterpiece that has delighted generations young visiters book readers since it was first published in A classic story of life and love in later Victorian England as seen from the nursery window, it was written in by nine-year-old Daisy Ashford/5(44).

Directed by David Yates. With Jim Broadbent, Hugh Laurie, Lyndsey Marshal, Bill Nighy. Alfred Salteena is a slightly bumbling gentleman who meets a young lady on a train and invites her to his home in London.

She comes to see society and meet young men and bothers him to go out and meet important people. They travel to see Lord Bernard where Alfred /10(). The Young Visiters: Or, Mr.

Salteena's Plan by Daisy Ashford and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Young Visiters.

(Visitors). A unique little book written by a very observant nine year old girl inwith a straightforward view of the upper class London society in which she was brought up; first published in   The Young Visiters is the book that started the schoolchild genre subsequently defined by and All That and Molesworth's various manuals such as Down with Skool and Whizz for Atoms.

As with The Young Visiters, the grammar, the language and the authorial viewpoint of those classics contribute Author: Daisy Ashford. The Young Visiters is the book that started the schoolchild genre subsequently defined by and All That and Molesworth's various manuals such as Down with Skool and Whizz for Atoms.

As with The Young Visiters, the grammar, the language and the authorial viewpoint of those classics contribute much to our : CreateSpace Publishing.

The "owner of the copyright" guarantees that "The Young Visiters" is the unaided effort in fiction of an authoress of nine years. "Effort," however, is an absurd word to use, as you may see by studying the triumphant countenance of the child herself, which is here reproduced as frontispiece to her sublime work.

Margaret Mary Julia Devlin (née Ashford; 3 April – 15 January ), known as Daisy Ashford, was an English writer who is most famous for writing The Young Visiters, a novella concerning the upper class society of late 19th century England, when she was just nine years old. The novella was published inpreserving her juvenile spelling and : Margaret Mary Julia Ashford, 3 April.

Daisy Ashford, full name Margaret Mary Julia Ashford (later Devlin) was an English writer who is most famous for writing The Young Visiters, a novella concerning the upper class society of late 19th century England, when she was just nine years old.

The novella was published inpreserving her juvenile spelling and punctuation/5. This is the book that started the schoolchild genre subsequently defined by ' and All That' and Molesworth's various manuals such as 'Down with Skool' and 'Whizz for Atoms'.

As with 'The Young Visiters', the grammar, the language and the authorial viewpoint of those classics contribute much to our enjoyment.5/5(4).

Guter Zustand. Schutzumschlag mit Randläsuren. - Daisy Ashford, full name Margaret Mary Julia Ashford, later Devlin (7 April 15 January ) was an English writer who is most famous for writing The Young Visiters, a novella concerning the upper class society of late 19th century England, when she was just nine years old.

Have you ever read The Young Visiters. It was written by Daisy Ashford in and its author was all of 9 years old (hence the spelling mistake in the title).

There were 18 reprints in just its first year of publication and Sir J.M. Barrie wrote a preface to the first edition.

The young visiters or, Mr. Salteena’s plan is a novella-length story written in by thenyear-old Daisy Ashford. It wasn’t published untilwhen the then-adult author could be convinced to make this particular piece of juvenilia available to the public%(16).

Preface. The "owner of the copyright" guarantees that "The Young Visiters" is the unaided effort in fiction of an authoress of nine years. "Effort," however, is an absurd word to use, as you may see by studying the triumphant countenance of the child herself, which is here reproduced as frontispiece to her sublime work.

But ‘The Young Visiters’ was an immediate success when published, and several of her other stories were published in She said she felt very removed from her younger self that wrote the book, and was surprised by its fame. Most critics writing about The Young Visiters in emphasized its comic value—it was, as the New York Times reported in two different articles from August“one of the most humorous books in literature,” or even “quite the most humorous thing that ever found its way into print.” These evaluations were not necessarily a credit.

Young Visiters the Daisy Ashford, Author, Julia Anderson-Miller, Illustrator, Walter Kendrick, Introduction by Academy Chicago Publishers $15 (p) ISBN Buy this book.

The Young Visiters, or Mr. Salteena's Plan by Daisy Ashford () The Young Visiters is a comic romance novella that parodies upper class society of .The Young Visiters or Mr Salteena's Plan is a comic masterpiece that has delighted generations of readers since it was first published in A classic story of life and love in later Victorian England as seen from the nursery window, it was written in by nine-year-old Daisy Ashford.

It all starts when Alfred Salteena, who is 'not quite the right side of the blanket', takes young .