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The Countess of Lowndes Square

And Other Stories

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Author: E.F. Benson
Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 71,270 / 198 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 70.6
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 2,043
Added to site: 2008.09.02
mnybks.net#: 21957

I have divided the stories that are here collected under one cover into various classes, so that such readers as want to compare their own experiments, let us say, in blackmailing or spiritualistic stances, with those of other students, may find such tales as deal with their own speciality in crime or superstition grouped together in separate sections of this book. They will thus be spared a skipping hunt through pages in which thev feel no personal interest.

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CONTENTS
BLACKMAILING STORIES
1. The Countess of Lowndes Square
2. The Blackmailer of Park Lane

GENERAL STORIES
1. The Dance on the Beefsteak
2. The Oriolists
3. In the Dark
4. The False Step

SPOOK STORIES
1. The Case of Frank Hampden
2. Mrs. Andrews's Control
3. The Ape
4. "Through"

CAT STORIES
1. "Puss-cat"
2. There Arose a King

CRANK STORIES
1. The Tragedy of Oliver Bowman
2. Philip's Safety Razor

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2008.12.04
Leah A. Zeldes
*****

Blackmailers, cats, the supernatural, the neurotic and high society all figure as subjects in this highly amusing collection of stories by the author of the "Queen Lucia" series.


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