The Coraddi, Vol. 31

The Coraddi, Vol. 31 : December, 1926 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Coraddi, Vol. 31: December, 1926 The little old lady on the bench opposite me folded her knitting and sighed, a thin sigh that slipped into the lilac bush behind her. She rose and went slowly down the path. Perhaps she had dropped a stitch that destroyed the smoothness of her knitting; perhaps she had had a lover once. A boy and a girl took her place, and, when they had gone away raptly, a fat man with a newspaper. I sat quite still and watched the world drift in and out of Pension Park. Then dusk came swiftly, like a cloud of soft smoke from between a Geni's palms - and with dusk came Peter. How shall I tell you how he came? I know only that that there was dusk and a soft lonliness beside me, and then there was dusk and Peter. You do not see him yet? He was such a little thing; a picture-face with a frame of brown curls, an elf's body in a blur of blue clothes. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 59g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243156154
  • 9780243156153