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The Lamp in the Desert

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Author: Ethel May Dell
Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 121,647 / 340 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,239
Added to site: 2004.11.16
mnybks.net#: 9378
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Romance, Adventure

The scene of this splendid story is laid in India and tells of the lampof love that continues to shine through all sorts of tribulations tofinal happiness.

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alston whose opinion was of no account--risen and condemned the splendid stranger who had come amongst them with such supreme audacity and eclipsed the fairest of them. Stella's own simple explanation that she had, upon attaining her majority and fifty pounds a year, decided to quit the home of some distant relatives who did not want her and join Tommy who was the only near relation she had, had satisfied no one. She was an interloper, and as such they united to treat her. As Lady Harriet said, no nice girl would have dreamed of taking such an extraordinary step, and she had not the smallest intention of offering her the chaperonage that she so conspicuously lacked. If Mrs. Ralston chose to do so, that was her own affair. Such action on the part of the surgeon's very ordinary wife would make no difference to any one. She was glad to think that all the other ladies were too well-bred to accept without reservation so unconventional a type.

The fact that she was Tommy's sister was the only consideration i

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2007.06.08
Maddie
*****

This is a wonderful book that illustrates the power of love. One of my favorite stories.


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