The Second String

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Author: Nat Gould
Language: English
Wordcount: 70,270 / 205 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76
Downloads: 516
Added to site: 2011.11.09
mnybks.net#: 30974
Genre: Adventure

Yet another adventure from Nat Gould, the story takes place partly at sea and of course there are horses involved.

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ortable old fashioned place, situated in one of the most picturesque parts of Sussex. The property was not large, but being so near to fashionable Brighton, the land was valuable, and more than one tempting offer had been made to Sir Lester to part with it for building purposes. The mere thought of The Downs estate being cut up by jerry builders irritated him. His affairs would be in a very bad way when he parted with the place for such a purpose. His house at Hove had turned out a profitable investment; he could obtain double what he gave for it some years ago, and if it came to parting with property that must go first.

Sir Lester Dyke had been hampered from the commencement. His father had spent every shilling he could manage to raise, and left his son a multitude of debts and his affairs in chaos.

"Make a clean sweep of the lot," the lawyer had said, but Sir Lester, who was young and sanguine, laughed the suggestion to scorn, and clung to his property with grim determination. Luckily, he marr

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Average Rating of 2 from 1 reviews: **
2012.06.10
Henry L. Ratliff
**...

* A man goes to Australia to make his fortune.

* Perls, horses and gold are waiting.

* His girl waits at home.

* Very mild adventure story, with more good guys, than bad.


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