Parnassus on Wheels

Parnassus on Wheels  (1917) 
by Christopher Morley
Morley's first novel, about a fictional traveling book-selling business. The original owner of the business, Roger Mifflin, sells it to 39-year-old Helen McGill, who is tired of taking care of her older brother, Andrew. Andrew is a former businessman turned farmer, turned author. As an author, he begins using the farm as his Muse rather than a livelihood. When Mifflin shows up with his traveling bookstore, Helen buys it—partly to prevent Andrew from buying it—and partly to treat herself to a long-overdue adventure of her own.

The title refers to the Mount Parnassus of Greek mythology; it was the home of the Muses.Excerpted from Parnassus on Wheels on Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.



PARNASSUS
ON WHEELS


By
Christopher Morley





To
H. B. F. and H. F. M.
"Trusty, dusky, vivid, true"

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This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1926.


The author died in 1957, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 60 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.