Told in the East

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Author: Talbot Mundy (William Lancaster Gribbon)
Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 64,937 / 191 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.8
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,444
mnybks.net#: 5236
Origin: gutenberg.org

"Colorful, dramatic, and brimful of thrilling adventures is Told in the East, and vividly related." --New York Times

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hat I do now. If that's in store for me in any case, I may as well get my money's worth before the fun begins! Tell him that unless he can give me a satisfactory reason for being here I shall treat him to a little more rifle-butt, and something else afterward that he will like even less!"

"He says," explained the Beluchi, after a moment's conversation with the fakir, "that he is here to see what the gods have prophesied. He says that India will presently be whelmed in blood!"

"Whose blood?"

"Yours and that of others. He says, did you not see the sunset?"

"What of the sunset?"

Brown looked about him and, save where the lantern cast a fitful light on the fakir and the sentry and the native servant, and threw into faint relief the shadowy, snake-like tendrils of the baobab, his eyes failed to pierce the gloom. The sunset was a memory. In that heavy, death-darkness silence it seemed almost as though there had never been a sun.

"`A blot of blood,' he says. He says the orde

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