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The Wilderness Mine

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Author: Harold Bindloss
Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 87,021 / 243 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.4
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 4,475
Added to site: 2008.05.11 20850

A typical Bindloss mixture of romance and adventure, the romance being the winning of a girl whose wealth and position are an obstacle and the adventure taking place in Cumberland and in western Canada.

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s partner's. To some extent, perhaps, he was justified; the invention that enabled them to start the business was his, but the works had hardly begun to pay and their capital was nearly exhausted. In fact, he sometimes doubted if they could hold out until the tar-refining plant worked properly. The alterations they were forced to make cost much.

Creighton, however, banished his disturbing thoughts. His habit was to put things off and he began to muse about his life since he married. He did not think the Hassal family approved him, but Janet was not often baffled, even when she was young. Creighton remembered with ironical amusement that he was then rather a handsome, romantic fellow, and believed in his ability to make a career. He had taken a degree in science and occupied a post in the laboratory of a famous works. Moreover, he had some money; not as much as the Hassals thought needful, but enough to relieve him from the necessity to work.

He saw the money had been a drawback, although his car



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