Romany Rye

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A novel by Borrow, published 1857. ‘Romany Rye’ in gypsy language means ‘Gypsy Gentleman’, a name applied to Borrow from his youth by Ambrose Smith, the Norfolk gypsy. This book is a sequel to Lavengro, and continues the story of the author's wanderings and adventures.

Subjects: Literature.

Reference entries

George Borrow (1803—1881) writer and traveller