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The Hermit of Far End

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Author: Margaret Pedler
Published: 1920
Language: English
Wordcount: 100,269 / 300 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.2
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 672 5532

Swift action, fascinating characters in a splendid love story by an author whose books have just achieved a great popular triumph in England tells how love made its way into a walled-in house and a walled-in heart.

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of some steps dropped seemingly endlessly one below the other, leading at last to a cement-floored vestibule, cheerless and uninviting, which opened on to the street.

Perhaps there was no particular reason why the vestibule should have been other than it was, seeing that Wallater's Buildings had not been designed for the habitual loiterer. For such as he there remains always the "luxurious entrance-hall" of hotel advertisement.

As far as the inhabitants of "Wallater's" were concerned, they clattered over the cement flooring of the vestibule in the mornings, on their way to work, without pausing to cast an eye of criticism upon its general aspect of uncomeliness, and dragged tired feet across it in an evening with no other thought but that of how many weary steps there were to climb before the room which served as "home" should be attained.

But to the well-dressed, middle-aged man who now paused, half in doubt, on the threshold of the Buildings, the sordid-looking vestibule, with its bare floor and d

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: ***

This book is so-so. I liked it but I didn't if you know what I mean. Sara could forgive anything except cowardice which was weird and it was frequently much ado about nothing.



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