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La Bodega; (The Fruit of the Vine) a Novel (1) (English, German, Paperback) Loot Price: R187
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La Bodega; (The Fruit of the Vine) a Novel (1) (English, German, Paperback): United States Congress Senate, Vicente Blasco...
La Bodega; (The Fruit of the Vine) a Novel (1) (English, German, Paperback): United States Congress Senate, Vicente Blasco...

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United States Congress Senate, Vicente Blasco Ibanez

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Dieses historische Buch kann zahlreiche Tippfehler und fehlende Textpassagen aufweisen. Kaufer konnen in der Regel eine kostenlose eingescannte Kopie des originalen Buches vom Verleger herunterladen (ohne Tippfehler). Ohne Indizes. Nicht dargestellt. 1919 edition. Auszug: ...fashion, and summers in winter fashion, living upon bread and cheese, with a cell reserved for him in every prison of the Peninsula, and bothered by the police at every step.... It's all very fine; the papers print the hero's name, and perhaps some day history will speak of him, but I prefer my office desk, my chair which makes me think of the canons gathered in the choir, and the generosity of don Pablo, who is as lavish as a prince with those who know how to get around him." Fermin, offended by the sarcastic tone in which this victim, content with his servitude, referred to Salvatierra, was about to answer him when from the end of the walk sounded the imperious voice of Dupont and the loud hand-clapping of the overseer summoning his men. The church bell was filling the air with its third call. Don Pablo, from the steps of the chapel, swept his gaze across his flock of employees and then entered hurriedly, since he desired to edify the people by aiding in the mass. The crowd of workers filled the chapel. They all remained standing, with a sullen expression upon their faces that at certain moments made Dupont lose all hope that these fellows would ever appreciate the concern he gave himself about their souls. Near to the altar, seated upon red chairs, were the women of the family; behind were the relatives and the office force. The altar was bedecked with mountain grasses and flowers from the Dupont conservatory at the hotel. The pungent perfume of the wild branches mingled with the odor of tired, perspiring flesh that was exhaled by the multitude of laborers. From time to time Maria de la Luz left the kitchen to run to the door of the church and hear a "snatch of mass." She stood upon..."


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2014
First published: May 2014
Authors: United States Congress Senate • Vicente Blasco Ibanez
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 108
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-34816-8
Barcode: 9781234348168
Languages: English • German
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-234-34816-0

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