George Passant

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George Passant
George Passant book cover.jpg
First edition (original title)
Author Charles Percy Snow
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Series Strangers and Brothers
Genre Political
Publisher Macmillan Publishers
Publication date
December 1940
Media type Hardcover and Paperback
Pages 320pp
ISBN 0-333-04721-4 (hardcover edition)
OCLC 12616695
Preceded by Time of Hope
(reading order)
Followed by The Light and the Dark
(published order)
The Conscience of the Rich
(reading order)

George Passant is the first published of C. P. Snow's series of novels Strangers and Brothers, but the second according to the internal chronology. It was first published under the name Strangers and Brothers.

George Passant is a solicitor in a small English town, whose idealism and eccentricity lead him to accumulate a group of young followers in a mentor-like capacity. Narrated by Lewis Eliot, the novel has the more general background of Eliot's rising career and the changes in English society through the 20th century.