The Atlantic Volume 100

The Atlantic Volume 100

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...lady, with a shade of satire, "does she? That 's very goodnatured of Fanny Williams." "Let me read you what she says." Electra bent a frowning brow upon the page. "Ah, this is it. 'It was to be expected that your grandmother would write what we all wanted to read. But her "Recollections " are more than welcome. They are satisfying. They are illuminative.' " "Fanny Williams is a fool!" Electra, not glancing up, yet managed to look deeply pained. "She goes on to say, 'What a power your dear grandmother has been! I never realized it until n0w."' "I will "That 's a nasty thing for Fanny Williams to write. You tell her so." "Then she asks whether you would be willing to meet the Delta Club for an afternoon of it." "Of what P" "Your book, grandmother, --your ' Recollections.' " "Electra, you drive me to drink. I have Written the book. I've printed it. I've done with it. What does Fanny Williams want me to do now P Prance 1" Electra was looking at her grandmother at last and in a patient hopefulness, like one awaiting a. better mood. "Grandmother dear," she protested, "it almost seems as if you owe it to the world, having said so much, to say a little more." "What, for instance, Electra P What?" Electra considered, one hand smoothing out the page. "People want to know things about it. The newspapers do. How can you think for a moment of the discussion there has been, and not expect questions?" The old lady smiled to herself. "Well," she said, "they w0n't find out." "But why, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 584 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 30mm | 1,030g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236831985
  • 9781236831989