Travel Volume 35-36

Travel Volume 35-36

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...Discovery I E I A book as impressive, as vivid and as original: "ii. as Thomas Burke's Limeliousc Nights i lllllllllllllllllllllllllllll 'The CHATEAU LAURIER Ottawa The Leading Hotel of Canada. In the Capital City of the Dominion. World-famous for its Luxurious Comfort and Perfection of Service. Owned and Operated by the Grand Trunk Railway System 350 ROOMS RATES $3.00 UP PER DAY European Plan ANGUS GORDON-Resident Manager. TALES of MYSTERY. ' and HORROR ' I By Maurice Level I Translated from the French by Alyo Eyre Moclzlin I THESE brutal, pitiless, but fascinating stories can be I compared among contemporary works of fiction only to Thomas Burke's l.i'meliau.rc_ Nights, and should in-I I evitably arouse the same admiration that Mr. Burke's hook created upon its publication three years ago. There are twenty-six tales----stories of human passion from which I the conventional loss has been stripped by the hand of I a master; of terrible crimes, of fine sacrifices, of jealousy driving to madness, of haunting fears, of passionate love I---tl-iere are no fuiidrimental emotions that Level has not I used with telling effect as the mainsprings of his stories. lle has wrztten them with an artistry which redcems them I from sordidness and scnsationalism, and which has made-him famous in his ovn country as "a new master of the terrible." I I Illustrated $2 net Postage Extra Robert M. McBride ta 00., Publishers, N. Y. IIIIIIIIIUIIIIIII In writing to advertisers, please mention Tizivi: L By MEG VILLARS. Author of "Betty-All-Alone EIJZ.-BETII DALTON, of whose life and fortuncs this is the story, is one of those people concerning whom moral 'judgments are almost certain to be inaccurate. She was never either goo: or...show more

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  • Paperback | 290 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 522g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236783085
  • 9781236783080