Helen with the High Hand (2nd Ed.)
"[...] "Married!" He was staggered. The wind was knocked out of him. "Yes. And gone to Canada!" Helen added. You pick up your paper in the morning, and idly and slowly peruse the advertisements on the first page, forget it, eat some bacon, grumble at the youngest boy, open the paper, read the breach of promise case on page three, drop it, and ask your wife for more coffee-hot-glance at your letters again, then reopen the paper at the news page, and find that the Tsar of Russia has been murdered, and a few American cities tumbled to fragments by an earthquake-you know how you feel then. James Ollerenshaw felt like that. The captain of the bowling-club, however, poising a bowl in his right hand, and waiting for James Ollerenshaw to leave his silken dalliance, [...]."
- Paperback | 150 pages
- 152 x 229 x 8mm | 209g
- 25 Mar 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations