The Story of Andrew Fairfax by Joseph Hocking

“Brought up as a gentleman, Andrew Fairfax, on the death of his benefactor, is reduced to the position of a farm laborer, from which he raises himself by the writing of a successful novel.”

About The Author

Joseph Hocking was a Cornish novelist and United Methodist Free Church minister. Like the American Presbyterian minister Edward Roe, Hocking’s novels combine rich characters with gripping stories. Joseph Hocking published more than 100 books and was greatly respected as a fiction writer. Hocking passed this life in 1937.

Book Contents

  • Preface by Lutheran Librarian
  • Book 1. Finding His Work
    • 1. The Beginning Of The Battle
    • 2. The End Of The Old Life
    • 3. Beginning The New Life
    • 4. Talking About It
    • 5. The Old Life And The New
  • Book 2. Preparing For His Work
    • 6. “Far From The Madding Crowd”
    • 7. “Where All Was Quiet”
    • 8. Harvest Experiences
    • 9. Arcadia (?)
    • 1O. A Chance Meeting
    • 11. Andrew Goes To Church
    • 12. Face To Face
    • 13. The Face Of A Rival
    • 14. Distress
    • 15. Mavis Lezant At Bay
    • 16. How It Ended
    • 17. A Woman’s Plea
  • Book 3. Doing His Work
    • 18. Tells How The Writer And Andrew Fairfax Became Acquainted
    • 19. Andrew And His Publishers
    • 2O. The Beginning Of The Strife
    • 21. The Second Step
    • 22. Andrew’s Book
    • 23. In The Wood
    • 24. At Last
    • 25. In Which Mrs. Bernard’s Plans Are Being Carried Out
    • 26. Half-Past Seven
    • 27. Afterwards
    • 28. Andrew’s Prospects
  • Book 4. The Reward Of His Work
    • 29. Calling The Banns
    • 3O. The Two Girls
    • 31. On The Eve Of The Wedding
    • 32. A Woman’s Love
    • 33. “I Will Know Soon”

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Publication Information

  • Lutheran Library edition first published: 2020
  • Copyright: CC BY 4.0