Robert Falconer
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Robert Falconer

By George MacDonald
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"Largely autobiographical characters portraying MacDonald's boyhood acquaintances in Scotland. As a man, Robert Falconer, aids the poor and destitute in London. Written with some Scottish brogue."--Preliminaries.

Table of Contents
  • ROBERT FALCONER
  • PART I.—HIS BOYHOOD.
  • CHAPTER I. A RECOLLECTION.
  • CHAPTER II. A VISITOR.
  • CHAPTER III. THE BOAR'S HEAD.
  • CHAPTER IV. SHARGAR.
  • CHAPTER V. THE SYMPOSIUM.
  • CHAPTER VI. MRS. FALCONER.
  • CHAPTER VII. ROBERT TO THE RESCUE!
  • CHAPTER VIII. THE ANGEL UNAWARES.
  • CHAPTER IX. A DISCOVERY.
  • CHAPTER X. ANOTHER DISCOVERY IN THE GARRET.
  • CHAPTER XI. PRIVATE INTERVIEWS.
  • CHAPTER XII. ROBERT'S PLAN OF SALVATION.
  • CHAPTER XIII. ROBERT'S MOTHER.
  • CHAPTER XIV. MARY ST. JOHN.
  • CHAPTER XV. ERIC ERICSON.
  • CHAPTER XVI. MR. LAMMIE'S FARM.
  • CHAPTER XVII. ADVENTURES.
  • CHAPTER XVIII. NATURE PUTS IN A CLAIM.
  • CHAPTER XIX. ROBERT STEALS HIS OWN.
  • CHAPTER XX. JESSIE HEWSON.
  • CHAPTER XXI. THE DRAGON.
  • CHAPTER XXII. DR. ANDERSON.
  • CHAPTER XXIII. AN AUTO DA FÉ.
  • CHAPTER XXIV. BOOT FOR BALE.
  • CHAPTER XXV. THE GATES OF PARADISE.
  • PART II.—HIS YOUTH.
  • CHAPTER I. ROBERT KNOCKS—AND THE DOOR IS NOT OPENED.
  • CHAPTER II. THE STROKE.
  • CHAPTER III. 'THE END CROWNS ALL'.
  • CHAPTER IV. THE ABERDEEN GARRET.
  • CHAPTER V. THE COMPETITION.
  • CHAPTER VI. DR. ANDERSON AGAIN.
  • CHAPTER VII. ERIC ERICSON.
  • CHAPTER VIII. A HUMAN PROVIDENCE.
  • CHAPTER IX. A HUMAN SOUL.
  • CHAPTER X. A FATHER AND A DAUGHTER.
  • CHAPTER XI. ROBERT'S VOW.
  • CHAPTER XII. THE GRANITE CHURCH.
  • CHAPTER XIII. SHARGAR'S ARM.
  • CHAPTER XIV. MYSIE'S FACE.
  • CHAPTER XV. THE LAST OF THE COALS.
  • CHAPTER XVI. A STRANGE NIGHT.
  • CHAPTER XVII. HOME AGAIN.
  • CHAPTER XVIII. A GRAVE OPENED.
  • CHAPTER XIX. ROBERT MEDIATES.
  • CHAPTER XX. ERICSON LOSES TO WIN.
  • CHAPTER XXI. SHARGAR ASPIRES.
  • CHAPTER XXII. ROBERT IN ACTION.
  • CHAPTER XXIII. ROBERT FINDS A NEW INSTRUMENT.
  • CHAPTER XXIV. DEATH.
  • CHAPTER XXV. IN MEMORIAM.
  • PART III.—HIS MANHOOD.
  • CHAPTER I. IN THE DESERT.
  • CHAPTER II. HOME AGAIN.
  • CHAPTER III. A MERE GLIMPSE.
  • CHAPTER IV. THE DOCTOR'S DEATH.
  • CHAPTER V. A TALK WITH GRANNIE.
  • CHAPTER VI. SHARGAR'S MOTHER.
  • CHAPTER VII. THE SILK-WEAVER.
  • CHAPTER VIII. MY OWN ACQUAINTANCE.
  • CHAPTER IX. THE BROTHERS.
  • CHAPTER X. A NEOPHYTE.
  • CHAPTER XI. THE SUICIDE.
  • CHAPTER XII. ANDREW AT LAST.
  • CHAPTER XIII. ANDREW REBELS.
  • CHAPTER XIV. THE BROWN LETTER.
  • CHAPTER XV. FATHER AND SON.
  • CHAPTER XVI. CHANGE OF SCENE.
  • CHAPTER XVII. IN THE COUNTRY.
  • CHAPTER XVIII. THREE GENERATIONS.
  • CHAPTER XIX. THE WHOLE STORY.
  • CHAPTER XX. THE VANISHING.
  • CHAPTER XXI. IN EXPECTATIONE.
  • THE END
  • FOOTNOTES:
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