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The Necromancers

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Published: 1909
Language: English
Wordcount: 81,049 / 238 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.1
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 4,008
Added to site: 2006.01.31 12493

miled slowly, showing a row of very white, strong teeth.

"I know, auntie," she said. "No; I shouldn't think Laurie'll mind much. Perhaps he'll go back to town in the morning, too."

"No, my dear, he's staying till Thursday."

* * * * *

There fell again one of those pleasant silences that are possible in the country. Outside the garden, with the meadows beyond the village road, lay in that sweet September hush of sunlight and mellow color that seemed to embalm the house in peace. From the farm beyond the stable-yard came the crowing of a cock, followed by the liquid chuckle of a pigeon perched somewhere overhead among the twisted chimneys. And within this room all was equally at peace. The sunshine lay on table and polished floor, barred by the mullions of the windows, and stained here and there by the little Flemish emblems and coats that hung across the glass; while those two figures, so perfectly in place in their serenity and leisure, sat before the open fire-place and contemplate

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****

Monsignor Robert Hugh Benson is one of my favorite authors. This particular novel is a fascinating study of how the love and faith of a young lady saves a young man from demonic possession.



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