The Lost World

The Lost World : (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Classics Collection)

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Mr. Hungerton, her father, really was the most tactless person upon earth, -a fluffy, feathery, untidy cockatoo of a man, perfectly good-natured, but absolutely centered upon his own silly self. If anything could have driven me from Gladys, it would have been the thought of such a father-in-law. I am convinced that he really believed in his heart that I came round to the Chestnuts three days a week for the pleasure of his company, and very especially to hear his views upon bimetallism, a subject upon which he was by way of being an authority. For an hour or more that evening I listened to his monotonous chirrup about bad money driving out good, the token value of silver, the depreciation of the rupee, and the true standards of exchangeshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 194 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 11.18mm | 353.8g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1508604320
  • 9781508604327

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