Philistia was Grant Allen's first novel, and according to the author's memoirs, he poured his heart and soul into its creation and believed it be his finest work. This classic coming-of-age story follows three brothers as they leave home and stake their claim amidst the hustle and bustle of London, experiencing political, educational, and social epiphanies and hardships along the way.
Intro Title Contents Chapter I - Children of Light Chapter II - The Coasts of the Gentiles Chapter III - Magdalen Quad Chapter IV - A Little Music Chapter V - Askelon Villa, Gath Chapter VI - Down the River Chapter VII - Ghostly Counsel Chapter VIII - In the Camp of the Philistines Chapter IX - The Women of the Land Chapter X - The Daughters of Canaan Chapter XI - Culture and Culture Chapter XII - The More Excellent Way Chapter XIII - Ye Mountains of Gilboa! Chapter XIV - 'What Do These Hebrews Here?' Chapter XV - Evil Tidings Chapter XVI - Flat Rebellion Chapter XVII - 'Come Ye Out and Be Ye Separate' Chapter XVIII - A Quiet Wedding Chapter XIX - Into the Fire Chapter XX - Literature, Music, and the Drama Chapter XXI - Off with the Old Love Chapter XXII - The Philistines Triumph Chapter XXIII - The Streets of Askelon Chapter XXIV - The Clouds Begin to Break Chapter XXV - Hard Pressed Chapter XXVI - Irreclaimable Chapter XXVII - Ronald Comes of Age Chapter XXVIII - Tell it Not in Oath Chapter XXIX - A Man and a Maid Chapter XXX - The Environment Finally Triumphs Chapter XXXI - De Profundis Chapter XXXII - Precontract of Marriage Chapter XXXIII - A Gleam of Sunshine Chapter XXXIV - Hope Chapter XXXV - The Tide Turns Chapter XXXVI - Out of the Hand of the Philistines Chapter XXXVII - Land at Last: But What Land?.
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