The Jungle Girl

Author: Gordon Casserly
Published: 1922
Language: English
Wordcount: 75,268 / 221 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.1
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,102
Added to site: 2005.12.14
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r long, sir," said Raymond, pointing to a rising trail of dust on the track by which they had come. "I'll bet that is she."

All turned to watch the approaching rider draw near, until they could see that it was a lady galloping furiously over the sand.

"By Jove, she can ride!" exclaimed Wargrave admiringly. "I hope she'll see the nullah. She's heading straight for it."

A shouted warning caused her to pull up almost on the brink; and in a few minutes she joined the waiting group. Wargrave looked with interest at her, as she sat on her panting horse talking to the Maharajah and the other officers, who had dismounted.

Mrs. Norton was a decidedly graceful and pretty woman. The rounded curves of her shapely figure were set off to advantage by her riding-costume. Her eyes were especially attractive, greenish-grey eyes fringed by long black lashes under curved dark brows contrasting with the warm auburn tint of the hair that showed under her sunhat. Her complexion was dazzlingly fair. Her mouth w

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Average Rating of 4 from 1 reviews: ****

Good book, but not as good as the first. If it had an originality of its own, perhaps I'd have rated it excellent. The aura around Badshah is dimmed in this novel, I had a respect for this fictional creature. The first novel makes him a god, the next lowers its position.

Nice ending anyway, I love good endings!


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