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It depicts how 29 year old “Irving Carter, painter, millionaire, traveller, poet, automobilist” falls in love with Masie, a poor simple shopgirl who sells gloves in a large department store. Among the minor characters of the story we see other shopgirls and consumers of the Big Store. Besides this wide knowledge of the human species, Masie had acquired other information. Dianen Palacio marked it as to-read Jan 10, Whats the story a “lickpenny lover” about?

Still, the author described them in such a way that we can either condemn or support them. He left school at fifteen, worked five years in his uncle’s drugstore, then for two years at a Texas sheep ranch.

This smile belonged to Masie’s recreation hours and not to the store; but the floorwalker must have his own. The streets of the city are water, and one travels about in –“. Open Preview See a Problem? In Harry Potter, would your hair grow back if someone used the hair-loss curse on you?

A Lickpenny Lover

Of course, sometimes it is not so easy to understand the content and hidden hints within the setting of the events in the story. When its accounts did not balance, he was blamed for it, and fired. Aron Yeo marked it as to-read Nov 03, The man gives promises to visit abroad places and spend great time together. She was a deep-tinted blonde, with the calm poise of a lovre who cooks butter cakes in a window.


My social position lovfr beyond dispute, and my means are ample. Within the setting of the events in the story Carter changes completely from a self – assured wealthy man to a shy half – hearted fellow.

Hugo Hernandez rated it licmpenny liked it Nov 27, I don’t usually go out with strange gentlemen, though.

Filial duty took him by the collar and dragged him inside Himself leaned against the oaken trysting place of a cockney Cupid with a desire in his heart for the favor of a glove salesgirl. As far as we can assume, Masie is a two – faced person. He is the Shylock of the stores.

Just think of a shore where summer is eternal, where the waves are always rippling on the lovely beach and the people are happy and free as children. Wide usage of different stylistic devices helps us to understand and empathize the main characters of the story. After the European cities we will visit India and the ancient cities there, and ride on elephants and see the wonderful temples of the Hindoos and Brahmins and the Japanese gardens and the camel trains and chariot races in Persia, and all the queer sights of foreign countries.

It wasn’t my favorite book, because it was kind of hard to understand the jokes.

This is how O. His heart beat loudly at the thought of proposing an unconventional meeting with this lovely and virginal being.

She was eighteen and a locer in the gent’s gloves. Only a few days ago the papers printed news of one over eighty years of age. When Masie ia asked by Irving to llckpenny him, she does not take it seriously; liickpenny girl believes that his promises to take her to far – away countries only mean that everything he wants is to get married.

Marts Thinker rated it really liked it May 30, I loved you the first day I saw you. To ask other readers questions about A Lickpenny Loverplease sign up. Without hesitation she looked him frankly and smilingly in the eyes, and said:. Perhaps nature, foreseeing that she would lack wise counsellors, had mingled the saving ingredient of shrewdness along with her beauty, as she has endowed the silver fox of the priceless fur above the other animals with cunning.


As an observer of the events, O. I loved you the first day I saw you. In less than loveg years, he became a bestselling author of collections of short stories. From the point of view of presentation the story I have chosen is an extraordinary mixture of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd person narration: But not from difference.

Whats the story a “lickpenny lover” about?

Himself leaned against the oaken trysting place of a cockney Cupid with a desire in his heart for the favor of a glove salesgirl. He had come to know her lovef, thistle-down moods, and that it was useless to combat them. But now he stood far more awkward than Bill or Jack or Mickey. Return to Book Page.

Masie was one of them. Kassie added it Oct 30, Some faint glimmer of life and its possibilities on the other side of her glove counter dawned upon her.

Ghozlene Boukhenaf rated it liked it Dec 17, I don’t think money is not everything, however this book is humorous more than having quote. When he was three years old, his mother died from tuberculosis. His biography shows where he found inspiration for his characters. One evening at dusk, two weeks after their first meeting, Carter and Masie strolled arm-in-arm into a little, dimly-lit park.

He knew in a moment that he stood in the ranks of the ready-made youths who wooed the giggling girls at other counters.