The Silver Poppy: A Novel (Google eBook)

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D. Appleton, 1903 - Canadian fiction - 291 pages
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Page 294 - Philadelphia Bulletin. The Trespasser. $1.25. "Interest, pith, force, and charm Mr. Parker's new story possesses all these qualities. . . . Almost bare of synthetical decoration, his paragraphs are stirring because they are real. We read at times as we have read the great masters of romance breathlessly." The Critic. The Translation of a Savage. $1.25. " A book which no one will be satisfied to put down until the end has been matter of certainty and assurance." The Nation. Mrs....
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Page 294 - Another historical romance of the vividness and intensity of 'The Seats of the Mighty ' has never come from the pen of an American. Mr. Parker's latest work may without hesitation be set down as the best he has done. From the first chapter to the last word interest in the book never wanes; one finds it difficult to interrupt the narrative with breathing space. It whirls with excitement and strange adventure.
Page 294 - The Seats of the Mighty' has never come from the pen of an American. Mr. Parker's latest work may without hesitation be set down as the best he has done. From the first chapter to the last word interest in the book never wanes ; one finds it difficult to interrupt the narrative with breathing space. It whirls with excitement and strange adventure. . . . All of the scenes do homage to the genius of Mr. Parker, and make ' The Seats of the Mighty ' one of the books of the year.
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Page 293 - The fertility of invention and ingenuity is as fresh as in the early stories, and perhaps Mr. Stockton never came nearer to success in trying to keep a long story together to the end without digressions or a break in the plot. The heroine is a charming girl, her married hostess still more charming, and there are plenty of others the reader will be glad to meet. " Mrs. Stockton's sketch of her husband gives us a glimpse of a lovable and delightful personality and shows the author at work just as the...
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Page 295 - The mystery of the plot is the principal charm. Brooklyn Eagle. " The book is full of action, and it would be hard to find anything dull in the whole story." Worcester Spy. "Of more than usual interest and strength, and in the psychological study of character it is very strong.
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