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Retirement and Publication of the <i>Romance</i>

Isidore Cyril Cannon

in Public Success, Private Sorrow

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print March 2009 | ISBN: 9789622099616
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882207301 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789622099616.003.0016
Retirement and Publication of the Romance

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Brewitt-Taylor's (B-T's) retirement began by the end of December 1920 when he returned to Britain and stayed with his wife in Scotland. Throughout his retirement, he made about four trips a year to visit his relatives and friends in London, Bournemouth, and Portsmouth. The family of his deceased son—Teddy and Evelyn—maintained good ties with B-T, and they began to take regular yearly trips to visit B-T and his wife in Scotland. Although Ann, B-T's wife, was discharged from the Edinburgh Asylum, she was still experiencing delusions and hallucinations. Romance of the Three Kingdoms was published by Kelly and Walsh in Shanghai during this period.

Keywords: retirement; Scotland; Edinburgh Asylum; Romance of the Three Kingdoms; publication

Chapter.  4466 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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