Welcome to the Essential Novelists book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors. For this book, the literary critic August Nemo has chosen the two most important and meaningful novels of George Gissing which are New Grub Street and The Odd Wome. George Gissing was an English writer noted for the unflinching realism of his novels about the lower middle class. His work is serious—though not without a good deal of comic observation—interesting, scrupulously honest, and rather flat. Gissing was deeply critical, in an almost wholly negative way, of contemporary society. Novels selected for this book: - New Grub Street. - The Odd Wome. This is one of many books in the series Essential Novelists. If you liked this book, look for the other titles in the series, we are sure you will like some of the authors.