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date: 18 May 2024

Pelham, or The Adventures of a Gentleman 

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The Oxford Companion to English Literature
Author(s):
Dinah BirchDinah Birch

A novel by Edward *Bulwer‐Lytton, published 1828. It describes the adventures of Henry Pelham, a young dandy and aspiring politician, who falls in love with Ellen, sister of an old school friend, Reginald Glanville. Reginald is falsely suspected of murder, and tells his story to Pelham, who discovers the real murderer, Thornton (based on the notorious murderer ... ...

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