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Robert Tressell is a pseudonym, used by the writer of The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists. In his only published work, he has a habit of naming characters after their profession or personality - something people either find endearing or excruciating. For example, Makehaste & Sloggit are...

Scarlett and I weren’t christened. I think our mother was put off church by having a Bishop for a father. But we did get assigned ‘godparents’ of sorts. And Scarlett’s godfather used to send her a very handsome book every birthday - starting with hardback illustrated...