The Primrose Path

Bram Stoker (1847 - 1912)

This 1875 serialised novella appeared in The Shamrock magazine in 5 installments. It is Bram Stoker's first novel, being published 22 years before his famous 'Dracula'. It tells the story of a happy Irish family, the O'Sullivans, who leave their straightforward Dublin life behind to go to London, to follow Jerry O'Sullivan's dream of becoming a theatrical carpenter. With his wife, Katey, at his side, they are beset by many misfortunes. The squalor and depravity of London seep into their lives and tragedy ensues. - Summary by jakemalizia

Genre(s): Published 1800 -1900

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Chapter I: A Happy Home Jake Malizia
Play 02 Chapter II: To and Fro Jake Malizia
Play 03 Chapter III: An Opening Jake Malizia
Play 04 Chapter IV: The New Life Jake Malizia
Play 05 Chapter V: How the New Life Began Jake Malizia
Play 06 Chapter VI: A Summons Jake Malizia
Play 07 Chapter VII: Katey's Trials Jake Malizia
Play 08 Chapter VIII: Down the Hill Jake Malizia
Play 09 Chapter IX: The Trail of the Serpent Jake Malizia
Play 10 Chapter X: The End of the Journey Jake Malizia