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Leonie of the Jungle

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Author: Joan Conquest
Published: 1921
Language: English
Wordcount: 85,838 / 253 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.5
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 467
Added to site: 2005.05.17 10352
Genre: Romance

d, "I have never met a child so averse from being kissed or being made a fuss of--she hates anyone to touch her, even--even me, her mother, as you might say; but they say she is tractable, and has never been known to lose her temper, or slap, or scratch, as some children do--no! there is really nothing to tell about her--of course she walks a bit in her sleep, at least so her Nannie says!"

The specialist's hand crashed on the table. "Good God, woman!" he flung at her, "what in heaven's name are you modern women made of? How long has she been walking in her sleep? Tell me all you know at once--and remember it's your niece's brain and her future you are talking about, so try and describe this sleep-walking with as much interest and regard to detail as you would if you were talking about a new dress. Why in heaven's name didn't you send her with the nurse--the servant--instead of coming yourself--I might have learnt something

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Average Rating of 1 from 1 reviews: *

This book is very bizarre and freaky. I didn't really like it. It started out okay but then it got increasingly wierder with idols and human sacrifices and stuff. One-star.



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