Brentano's Book Chat

Brentano's Book Chat

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...For if you knew the misery I feel, oh! your heart would not be intirely shut up against me; for I love you with the truest affection. Don't let anyone sett you against me. Some of your friends--_vour foes perhaps; I don't know what to stile them---have long wisht me ill. But, Greville, you never will meet with anybody that has a truer affection for you than I have, and I onely wish it was in my power to shew you what I could do for you. As soon as I know your determination, I shall take my own measures. If I don't hear from you, and that you are coming according to Promise, I shall be in England at Christmas at farthest. Don't be unhappy at that. I will see you once more for the last time. I find life is unsupportable without you. Oh! my heart is entirely broke. Then, for God's sake, my ever dear Greville, do write to me some comfort. I don't know what to do. I am now in that state, I am in-capable of anything. I have a language-master, a singing-master, musick, etc., but what is it for? If it was to amuse you, I should be happy---But, Greville, what will it avail me? I am poor, helpless, and forlorn." There is no one to beat Mr. Le Queux at the compounding of the rich and highly seasoned literary stew which he serves up generously from time to time to his patrons. 5'The Four Faces" (Brentano's) is yet another of his triumphs in the life he has so completely made his own. In the very first chapter of the book--nay, on the first page, we are bang up against a mysterious and apparently ubiquitous man; in the second we take a taxi to a house in Hampstead where the mysterious man's pet cobra glides out of its lair to meet his guests; in the third that house is burnt to the ground and a...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236756967
  • 9781236756961