The Plunderer

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Author: Henry Oyen
Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 58,168 / 173 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.6
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 599
Added to site: 2006.09.29
mnybks.net#: 14879
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Thriller

The gripping story of a Florida land corporation.

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hanging tips of the moss, as if the streamers had been dipped in vermilion, and it tinted softly the palm fronds, wet with the night's dew.

Payne walked down the path to the east shore of the key, and suddenly he seemed to behold a world being born anew. Dawn was coming with a rush. The soft velvety blackness of night in the heavens was giving way to a faint purple. Up from the mystic spaces of the east rays of deep purple, of burnt umber, vermilion, scarlet and flame were leaping into the sky. Black dots began to appear on the horizon, keys and trees silhouetted against the rising light. A huge heron flapped grotesquely up from the top of a mangrove bush as the sun struck it; a flamingo flapped by, matching its dainty pink with the sun's best tints; a dolphin's fin broke the dark purple water near shore.

Then the eastern horizon became a flare of flame and fire, and the sea grew rosy. Beyond its brim a great conflagration seemed to be raging, throwing its flames of gold, of red and of uncountab

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