Lingo Dan : A Novel (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from Lingo Dan: A Novel Lest this book perturb too mightily some of our Gaboriaus of criticism, -let me set down here the fact that my hero and his companion were first introduced to the world by me in 1894 through the San francisco Argonaut. A judge, more given to austerity than leni ency, saw fit to remark that lingo dan was a new type in American fiction. In that be lief I still venture to continue, despite the fact that he has, since first quietly making his bow, had many rivals more conspicuous than himself in the line of thought and con duct he adorns. If it be objected against me that I have delayed nearly ten years in thus continuing the chronicle begun in isq4, 'i retort that even this has taken a deal of tem erity; my gentleman is still. Alive, and there is no knowing What form his reproaches for these indiscretions Of mine may take. 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 | 186 pages
- 152 x 229 x 10mm | 254g
- 19 Apr 2018
- Forgotten Books
- 9 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white