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A Far Country (novel)

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Illustrator  Herman Pfiefer
Publication date  1915
Pages  509 pp
Author  Winston Churchill
Publisher  Macmillan Publishers
Language  English
Media type  Print (hardcover)
Originally published  1915
Genre  Novel
Country  United States of America
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A Far Country is a novel by American writer Winston Churchill published in 1915.

Contents

Plot introduction

The book follows the career of Hugh Paret from youth to manhood, and how his profession as a corporation lawyer gradually changes his values.

The title is a reference to the Parable of the Prodigal Son, where Luke 15:13 (KJV) provides that the son went "into a far country, and there wasted his substance with riotous living."

Reception

The book received positive reviews, and was the second best-selling novel in the United States in 1915.

References

A Far Country (novel) Wikipedia


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