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Somehow Good

William Frend De Morgan (1839-1917)

1. Chapter I
2. Chapter II
3. Chapter III
4. Chapter IV
5. Chapter V
6. Chapter VI
7. Chapter VII
8. Chapter VIII
9. Chapter IX
10. Chapter X
11. Chapter XI
12. Chapter XII
13. Chapter XIII
14. Chapter XIV
15. Chapter XV
16. Chapter XVI
17. Chapter XVII
18. Chapter XVIII
19. Chapter XIX
20. Chapter XX
21. Chapter XXI
22. Chapter XXII
23. Chapter XXIII
24. Chapter XXIV
25. Chapter XXV
26. Chapter XXVI
27. Chapter XXVII
28. Chapter XXVIII
29. Chapter XXIX
30. Chapter XXX
31. Chapter XXXI
32. Chapter XXXII
33. Chapter XXXIII
34. Chapter XXXIV
35. Chapter XXXV
36. Chapter XXXVI
37. Chapter XXXVII
38. Chapter XXXVIII
39. Chapter XXXIX
40. Chapter XL
41. Chapter XLI
42. Chapter XLII
43. Chapter XLIII
44. Chapter XLIV
45. Chapter XLV
46. Chapter XLVI
47. Chapter XLVII

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Summary

A mysterious man arrives in London and, in a freak accident, gets electrocuted on an underground train and loses his memory. A young lady called Sally Nightingale feels responsible, and brings him home to her mother. But in a strange twist of fate it transpires that her mother is the man's ex wife, whom he left twenty years earlier in unhappy circumstances. The old attraction is there, but what will happen if and when his memory returns? A highly melodramatic plot, but with a deft comic touch, a host of vibrant characters, and a large dash of romance. De Morgan is best known as a designer. One of the pioneers of the arts and crafts movement, he was a lifelong friend of William Morris and designed tiles and ceramics for Morris & Co for many years. But during his lifetime he also found considerable success as a writer. Over a century later his novels provide the reader with a picture - as intricately designed and lavishly colourful as his ceramics - of an England which, in a few short years after their publication, was to be changed forever by the First World War. With a style that at times is reminiscent of Thackeray or Dickens, De Morgan is a writer with a distinctive voice, wry wit, and - if 'Somehow Good' is any indicator - a truly sentimental heart.