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Walter Hartright

Twenty-eight-year-old Walter Hartright is an artist making a meager living in London. His father, a drawing master, taught him the craft before he died. Walter's mother and sister, Sarah, live in Hampstead, a northwest suburb of London. At his mother's house, his friend, the Italian midget named Professor Pesca, recommends him for a four-month tutoring job at Limmeridge estate for a handsome wage. Walter Hartright is the art tutor hired to teach Laura Fairlie and Marian Halcombe to draw at Limmeridge House. He is also charged with restoring the art collection of Frederick Fairlie, guardian of Laura and Marian. There he falls in love with nineteen-year-old Laura Fairlie, who is engaged to Sir Percival Glyde. Walter objects to the marriage and leaves for South America at Marian Halcombe's suggestion. In South America, he survives various dangers to examine archaeological sites. When he returns to England he learns...

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