Greenmantle

di

John Buchan

John Buchan

Greenmantle - Bookrepublic

Greenmantle

di

John Buchan

John Buchan

FORMATO

Social DRM

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€ 1,99

Descrizione

During the past year, in the intervals of an active life, I have amused myself with constructing this tale. It has been scribbled in every kind of odd place and moment—in England and abroad, during long journeys, in half-hours between graver tasks; and it bears, I fear, the mark of its gipsy begetting. But it has amused me to write, and I shall be well repaid if it amuses you—and a few others—to read.
Let no man or woman call its events improbable. The war has driven that word from our vocabulary, and melodrama has become the prosiest realism. Things unimagined before happen daily to our friends by sea and land. The one chance in a thousand is habitually taken, and as often as not succeeds. Coincidence, like some new Briareus, stretches a hundred long arms hourly across the earth. Some day, when the full history is written—sober history with ample documents—the poor romancer will give up business and fall to reading Miss Austen in a hermitage.

Dettagli

Dimensioni del file

906,0 KB

Lingua

eng

Anno

2016

Isbn

9788822820754

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