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The Lust of Hate (Paperback) Loot Price: R163
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The Lust of Hate (Paperback): Guy Newell Boothby
The Lust of Hate (Paperback): Guy Newell Boothby

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Guy Newell Boothby

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1898. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XI. A TEP.RIBLB SUKPP.ISB. NEABLY a week had elapsed since I bad made my confession to Agnes at the Fulls, and in three days it was Mr. Maybourne's intention to Fet out en his return journey to the South. During the whole of that period not one word had been said by Miss Maybourne regarding my story. But if she did not refer to it in speech it was easy to see that the subject was never absent from her mind. On two occasion s I heard her father question her as to the reason of her quietness, and I saw that each timo she found it a more difficult task to invent a satisfactory reply. "What this meant to me you will readily understand. I could not sleep at night for thinking of it, and not onco but a thousand times I bitterly regretted having burdened her mind with my unhappy secret. Two afternoons prior to our guests' departure I was sitting in my verandah reading the letters which had been brought to the mine by the mailman at midday. Mr. Maybourne was sitting near me, also deep in his correspondence, while his daughter had gone to her own room for the same purpose. AVhen I came to the end of my last epistle I eat with it in my hand, looking out across the veldt, and thinking of all that had happened since I had eaid good-bye to old England. M From one thing my thoughts turned to another; I thought of my wandering life in Australia, of poor old Ben Carman, of Markapnrlie, and last of all of Bartrand. The memory of my haired for him brought mo home again to London, and I saw myself meeting Nikola in the Strand, and then accompanying him home to his extraordinary abode. As I pictured him seated in his armchair in that oddly-furnished room, all my old horror of him flashed back upon me. I seemed to feel the fascination of his eyes just as I had done ...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Guy Newell Boothby
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 76
ISBN-13: 978-1-4589-2432-2
Barcode: 9781458924322
Categories: Promotions
Books > Fiction > General & literary fiction > Modern fiction
LSN: 1-4589-2432-7

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