The Book Buyer Volume 29

The Book Buyer Volume 29

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...Carriage " Something Doing All the Time " "To-day every one who reads novels reads 'In the Bishops Carriage' and enjoys it."--T/ll Crifir. Speaker CANNON writes: "When I finished 'In the Bishops Carriage, ' I drew a long breath and regretted there was not more of it."--. G. CANNON. By Miriam Michelson. Illustrated by Harrison Fisher. lzmo, $1.50. A Review and Record of Current Literature ENTERED, FEBRUARY 2, 1%, AT NEW YORK, N.V., AS SECOND-CLASS MATTER, UNDER ACT OF CONGRESS OF Yl: RCll 3, I876 LFRED Edward "oodley Mason, F.R.G.S., who paid a flying visit to this country last month, is an Englishman of the swarthy, animated type which in his own country is held to be evidence of Norman blood, His trip to this country was made primarily, he told his interviewer, for the purpose of gathering data concerning the burning British problem of protection or free trade, for he is to "stand" for Parliament in the interest of the Liberal Party. His quick speech and alert manner suggested that it is more likely that he will "run" for the coveted honor in the American way, that his will be an active, aggressive campaign. Coventry is the borough which Mr. Mason hopes to represent in Parliament. To the statement that free trade is apparently a dead issue in this country, he replied unhesitatingl_v, "Vell, protection is dead in England, though it is not a dead issue there." Mr. Mason seeks experience, and many varieties of it. To pass one's life doing but one thing, he opines, even though that thing be the writing of historical novels, leads one into a groove, where work ceases to give pleasure. Hence, for one thing, the modern milieu of his latest story, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236754751
  • 9781236754752