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The Girl in the Mirror

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Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 63,018 / 186 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.5
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,110
Added to site: 2010.03.03
mnybks.net#: 26853
Origin: gutenberg.org

An extravaganza of the moving picture scenario type. A young successful playwright with a thirst for adventure sees a girl in an adjoining house through his mirror. She is holding a revolver to her forehead and the young man grows heroic finding plenty of adventure in the rescue and the entanglements following it. The characters are continued from The wings of youth.

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>Samuel sighed again. Perhaps by and by Lawwie would take him out for a real walk in the snow. All this pink-and-white display around him might be pretty, but there was nothing in it for a small boy. He gazed appealingly at Sonya, who promptly hoisted him to his fat legs. The man at the railing had stopped talking to Babs and the walk was resumed, this time toward the door. Again that especially precious part of the white stuff was in Samuel's keeping.

The sounds that now filled the air were more wonderful than ever. They excited Samuel. His fat arms waved, and the light train waved with them. A compelling hand, Sonya's, quieted them and it. There was absolutely nothing a little boy could do in this queer walk. Gloomily but sedately the Infant Samuel continued his promenade.

"Here he is," murmured Mrs. Lytton to her friend. "You can see him now, can't you?"

Mrs. Renway gurgled happily. She could.

"Rodney Bangs, the playwright who collaborated with Laurie, is sitting in the front pe

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2011.08.13
Fiona
*****

I thought this book had a great ending!


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