The Malefactor

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Author: E. Phillips Oppenheim (Anthony Partridge)
Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 71,722 / 211 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.4
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,524
mnybks.net#: 5366
Genre: Pulp

Title in England: Mr. Wingrave, Millionaire

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edy of the story he told.

"They seemed," he continued, "always to get on well together, until they fell in love with the same woman. Her name we will say was Ruth. She was the wife of the Master of Hounds with whom they hunted. If I had the story-writing gifts of Aynesworth here, I would try to describe her. As I haven't, I will simply give you a crude idea of what she seemed like to me.

"She was neither dark nor fair, short nor tall; amongst a crowd of other women, she seemed undistinguishable by any special gifts; yet when you had realized her there was no other woman in the room. She had the eyes of an angel, only they were generally veiled; she had the figure of a miniature Venus, soft and with delicate curves, which seemed somehow to be always subtly asserting themselves, although she affected in her dress an almost puritanical simplicity. Her presence in a room was always felt at once. There are some women, beautiful or plain, whose sex one scarcely recognizes. She was not one of these! She seemed

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Average Rating of 5 from 2 reviews: *****
2012.09.20
sattamander
*****

Great book! First of his I have read and though I pretty much guessed the ending it was more powerful than I expected. A wonderful study of human character

2010.09.18
Reader
*****

An interesting character study of someone who causes a lot of drama. He isn't a stereotypic villain, but is sympathetic.


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