The Watcher

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Published: 1851
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,350 / 42 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.5
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 2,761
Added to site: 2007.11.03
mnybks.net#: 18842

A sea captain, living in Dublin, is stalked by "The Watcher", a strange dwarf who resembles a person from his past.

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o his own approaching nuptials, Captain Barton had just then -- fortunately, perhaps, for himself--some business of an engrossing kind connected with the adjustment of a large and long-litigated claim upon certain properties. The hurry and excitement of business had its natural effect in gradually dispelling the marked gloom which had for a time occasionally oppressed him, and in a little while his spirits had entirely resumed their accustomed tone.

During all this time, however, he was occasionally dismayed by indistinct and half-heard repetitions of the same annoyance, and that in lonely places, in the day time as well as after nightfall. These renewals of the strange impressions from which he had suffered so much were, however, desultory and faint, insomuch that often he really could not, to his own satisfaction, distinguish between them and the mere suggestions of an excited imagination. One evening he walked down to the House of Commons with a Mr. Norcott, a member. As they walked down together, h

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Average Rating of 2 from 1 reviews: **
2015.03.15
Greg B.
**...

The story is a little longer than it need be. At times somewhat boring. In this story, Capt. Barton is dogged by his version of the Grimm Reaper.
Greg B.


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