A coming-of-age novel, first published in 1924, about the only son of an ancient but impoverished noble family. Set in a boarding school in Belgium before the outbreak of World War I, it portrays how a young man brought up on a set of outdated values must reshape his life to face the 20th century.

The Aristocrat 1995, Serpent's Tail, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781852422622

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