Markheim, the Original Short Story

Markheim, the Original Short Story : (Robert Louis Stevenson Masterpiece Collection)

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The dealer chuckled. 'You come to me on Christmas Day, ' he resumed, 'when you know that I am alone in my house, put up my shutters, and make a point of refusing business. Well, you will have to pay for that; you will have to pay for my loss of time, when I should be balancing my books; you will have to pay, besides, for a kind of manner that I remark in you to-day very strongly. I am the essence of discretion, and ask no awkward questions; but when a customer cannot look me in the eye, he has to pay for it.' The dealer once more chuckled; and then, changing to his usual business voice, though still with a note of irony, 'You can give, as usual, a clear account of how you came into the possession of the object?' he continued. 'Still your uncle's cabinet? A remarkable collector, sir!'show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 1.52mm | 86.18g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1507751397
  • 9781507751398
  • 2,401,168

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