The God in the Car: A Novel

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The Floating Press, Nov 1, 2012 - Fiction - 311 pages
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British author and playwright Anthony Hope established his literary reputation as a writer of adventure novels. In The God in the Car, he takes a different tack, applying the same taut plotting that enlivens his adventure novels to a gripping tale of political intrigue.
 

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Contents

Chapter I An Insolent Memory
4
Chapter II The Coining of a Nickname
16
Chapter III Mrs Dennisons Orders
27
Chapter IV Two Young Gentlemen
38
Chapter V A Telegram to Frankfort
50
Chapter VI Whose Shall it Be?
62
Chapter VII An Attempt to Stop the Wheels
76
Chapter VIII Converts and Heretics
90
Chapter XIV The Thing or the Man
160
Chapter XV The Work of a Week
171
Chapter XVI The Last Barriers
185
Chapter XVII A Sound in the Night
199
Chapter XVIII On the Matter of a Railway
211
Chapter XIX Past Praying For
226
Chapter XX The Barons Contribution
234
Chapter XXI A Joint in His Armour
247

Chapter IX An Oppressive Atmosphere
100
Chapter X A Ladys Bit of Work
110
Chapter XI Against His Coming
123
Chapter XII It Can Wait
136
Chapter XIII A Spasm of Penitence
146
Chapter XXII A Toast in Champagne
261
Chapter XXIII The Cutting of the Knot
277
Chapter XXIV The Return of a Friend
289
Chapter XXV The Moving Car
303
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Novelist Anthony Hope-Hawkins was born in London, England on February 9, 1863. After attending Marlborough College and Balliol College, he became a lawyer and wrote short stories. The Prisoner of Zenda, his best-known work, was published in 1894. Due to the book's success, he became a full-time writer. During World War I, he worked for the Ministry of Information to counteract German propaganda. He was knighted for his efforts in 1918. He died of throat cancer in Surrey, England on July 8, 1933.

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