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1913. Part Fifteen of Eighteen Volumes. Contains Volume I of this work. Gilbert, Canadian-born novelist and politician, his literary reputation lies primarily on his earlier descriptive, dramatic and historic Canadian stories. He moved to England in 1889 and later served in Parliament. Parker explains that in this edition of his work, each volume will have a special introduction setting forth, as far as possible, the relation of each work to the author, to its companion works, and to the scheme of his literary life. The Weavers is based on the author's travels to Egypt and is set in the last days of Ismail Pasha. The novel represents a wider outlook of life, closer understanding of the problems which perplex society, and a clearer view of the verities than any previous book written by the author. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.