Land of the Torreones (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Land of the Torreones Arab women, caught by intruders bathing in a stream, will cover [their faces with their hands because it is less a desecration for the eyes of strangers to see the body-than the features. Perhaps their Wisdom is greater than that of their Occidental sisters. Kelsey bathed and dressed, putting on a dinner gown that intended to be severe rather than youthful or fem inine, and when she was done She Opened her door and stepped out into the living room of the apartment, where her father sat ready to receive dinner guests. He peered at her with that questioning loo-k which always marked his face when she came into a room. It was a troubled look. He did not understand his daughter. Something had come between them, some barrier that had arisen since she went away to school an adolescent girl who romped with him, and came home agam wearing glasses and reticence and an intangible armor. He could not come near her any more. She had withdrawn from him, but it was more than merely a withdrawal from one person, for she seemed to have withdrawn from everyone. 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.
- Paperback | 286 pages
- 152 x 229 x 15mm | 386g
- 21 Jan 2018
- Forgotten Books
- 230 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white