The Lord of the Sea

The Lord of the Sea

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"[...]people of Prague rose and massacred most of the Jewish residents; the next day the flame broke out in Buda-Pesth; and within a week had become a revolution. On the twelfth morning one of two men in a City bank said to the other: "Come, Frankl, you cannot fail a man in this crisis--I only want 80,000 on all Westring--" "No good to me, my lord," answered Frankl, who, though a man of only forty--short, with broad shoulders, --already had his skin divided up like a dry leaf; in spite of which, he was handsome, with a nose ruled straight and long, a black beard on his breast. But the telephone rattled and Frankl heard these words at the receiver: "Wire to hand from Wertheimer: Austrian Abgeordneten-haus passed a Resolution at noon virtually expelling Jewish Race...." When Frankl turned again he had already resolved to possess Westring Vale, and was saying to himself: "Within six months the value of English land should be--doubled." The bargain was soon made now: and within one week the foresight of Frankl began to be justified. [...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 258 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 12.19mm | 376.48g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514105977
  • 9781514105979

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