A Nine-Days' Wonder

A Nine-Days' Wonder : A Novelette (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from A Nine-Days' Wonder: A Novelette It will at once be understood that the society of Millwood is an oligarchy, into which no wealthy autocrat has forced his way. The fortunes of the upper ten or twelve range from moderate to poor, with one exception; and, even in this case, no great extent of demesne overshadows his neighbors. Mr. Vavasour, the hospitable, warm hearted owner of Laurel Bank, returned from India six years be fore the beginning of my story, with a considerable fortune in the funds. He bought the pretty Gothic house standing just out side the village, with its forty acres, and spared no expense in making it a thoroughly comforta ble home. 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.show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243251114
  • 9780243251117