Barbary Sheep

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Kessinger Publishing, Apr 1, 2005 - Fiction - 260 pages
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1907. Illustrated. Robert Hichens is best known today as the author of the classic supernatural tale How Love Came to Professor Guildea. He was a prolific author, producing volumes of fiction and nonfiction that frequently achieved huge commercial success, such as The Garden of Allah and The Paradine Case. Barbary Sheep begins: Sir Claude Wyverne was a simple and rather heavy young Englishman, who had married a very frivolous wife, and who adored her. Adoration leads to abnegation, and Sir Claude, as soon as he was a married man, began to give way to Lady Wyverne. She was a very pretty and changeable blonde. Any permanence seemed to her dull; and this trait secretly agitated her husband, who desired to be permanent in her life and not to be thought dull by her. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.

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