Winds of the World

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Author: Talbot Mundy (William Lancaster Gribbon)
Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 51,144 / 152 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 75.5
LoC Category: PS
Series: JimGrim
Downloads: 1,556
mnybks.net#: 5237
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Adventure, Pulp

Devotees of adventure in far-away land will enjoy Mundy's vivid descriptions of the India of romance. An adventure story of India at the time of the outbreak of the war. It concerns a German plot which is exposed and defeated with the help of Yasmini the fascinating and mysterious native woman. Quite thrilling.

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Ranjoor Singh seemed not to hear her; he was watching other men who entered, and listening to the sound of yet others on the stairs. No other Sikh came in, nor more than one of any other caste or tribe; yet he counted thirty men in half as many minutes.

"I think you are a buffalo!" she said at last; but if Ranjoor Singh was interested in her thoughts he forgot to admit it.

A dozen more men entered, and the air, already heavy, grew thick with tobacco smoke mingling with the smoke of sandal-wood that floated back and forth in layers as the punkahs swung lazily. Outside, the rain swished and chilled the night air; but the hot air from inside hurried out to meet the cool, and none of the cool came in. The noise of rain became depressing until Yasmini made a signal to her maids and they started to make music.

Then Yasmini caught a new sound on the stairs, and swiftly, instantly, instead of glancing to the entrance, her eyes sought Ranjoor Singh's; and she saw that he had heard it too. So she

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Average Rating of 5 from 1 reviews: *****
2007.05.28
mohill
*****

Great yarn. Would, and will, read it again.


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