The novel makes an interesting comment on American politics of the day. Day introduces humour, action and romance into what would otherwise have been a rather dry book and it works.
The vocabulary was interesting with some words that I had never previously encountered and a few that weren't in my very fat dictionary,
The language in this book is archaic and American. The book seems to be popular with people learning English as a second language, because it is free. However, they will learn more quickly from a more recent book, which is written in current English.
This is really a series of short stories, though they can be regarded as chapters of two books, featuring:
The clubman, McAllister.
The deputy assistant district attorney, Dockbridge.
This set is not as quite as funny and well-crafted as the later "Tutt and Mr Tutt" but a very enjoyable read, nevertheless.
Train presents another set of beautifully-crafted short stories of the law firm of Tutt and Tutt. There is more legal and moral debate in this set, but the humour and story twists are still there. This is excellent literature that works on so many levels.
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