The rise of Silas Lapham (Google eBook)

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Houghton Mifflin Co., 1912 - Businessmen - 515 pages
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Review: The Rise of Silas Lapham (Penguin Classics)

User Review  - Al - Goodreads

This book, which might more accurately be entitled "The Fall of Silas Lapham", is set in late 19th Century Boston. Mr. Lapham is a self-made millionaire paint manufacturer, living with his wife and ... Read full review

Review: The Rise of Silas Lapham (Penguin Classics)

User Review  - Joe - Goodreads

Old rich/new rich. Can they get along? Howells is a master craftsman. He makes you care about the characters enough that you can't wait to see what happens to them next. This is a slow go, and the ... Read full review

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