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The Valley of Silent Men

A Story of the Three River Country

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Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 74,247 / 207 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.9
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 2,137 1990

many plains, so many square feet to live on and so many square feet to be buried in. All things could be measured, and stood up, and catalogued--except life itself. "Given time," he would say, "a single pair of humans can populate all creation." Therefore, being the cheapest of all things, it was true philosophy that life should be the easiest of all things to give up when the necessity came.

Which is only another way of emphasizing that Kent was not, and never had been, afraid to die. But it does not say that he treasured life a whit less than the man in another room, who, a day or so before, had fought like a lunatic before going under an anesthetic for the amputation of a bad finger. No man had loved life more than he. No man had lived nearer it.

It had been a passion with him. Full of dreams, and always with anticipations ahead, no matter how far short realizations fell, he was an optimist, a lover of the sun and the moon and the stars, a worshiper of the forests and of the mountains, a man

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Average Rating of 5 from 2 reviews: *****
R Stephan

Excellent detective, adventure, and love story.


It is one of my favourite books!!! Everybody who loves adventure should read it:)



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