The Dark Mirror

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Doubleday, Page, 1920 - New York (N.Y.) - 368 pages

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Priscilla Maine is a wealthy New York socialite who paints for pleasure -- except when she sleeps, when she seems to become Leonora, a gangster's girl who is secretly in love with the mysterious Mario. When events from the dreams of Leonora appear in the crime pages of the papers, Priscilla's childhood friend -- a psychiatrist -- must intervene to preserve her sanity.
It's not difficult to guess the setup behind the mystery, but there are sufficient unexpected twists and turns to keep the reader wondering to the end.

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Page 61 - She never told her love, But let concealment, like a worm i' the bud, Feed on her damask cheek : she pined in thought, And with a green and yellow melancholy She sat like patience on a monument, Smiling at grief.
Page 101 - ... channels of sense, and also under such circumstances that no known mind external to the percipient's can be suggested as the source of the knowledge thus gained.
Page 284 - She tried to speak, but her tongue clove to the roof of her mouth, and it was the dying woman who spoke. "LittleRose!

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