Halil the Pedlar

Halil the Pedlar

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"[...]Pelivan, overpowered by drink and the concussion of his fall, slumbered off where he lay, while Patrona with his guest, who was already half-dead with fright, hastened to reach his dwelling. After traversing a labyrinth of narrow, meandering lanes, and zig-zagging backwards and forwards through all kinds of gardens and rookeries, Halil Patrona arrived at last at his own house. Were we to speak of "his own street door," we should be betraying a gross ignorance of locality, for in the place where Patrona lived the mere idea of a street never presented itself to anybody's imagination. There was indeed no such thing there. The spot was covered by half a thousand or so of wooden houses, mixed together, higgledy-piggledy, so inextricably, that the shortest way to everybody's house was through his neighbour's[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 8.13mm | 263.08g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507673779
  • 9781507673775