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First Person Paramount

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Author: Ambrose Pratt
Published: 1908
Language: English
Wordcount: 79,297 / 239 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 92.2
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 306
Added to site: 2011.11.08 30971

A novel in ten chapters by Australian writer Ambrose Pratt.

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Sefton Dagmar like?"

"Not a bad sort. He's always haffable enough to me. He lives at Newhaven, but he calls here once in a while to see how Sir William is. But he hardly ever sees him. Hi! there's master's bell--I'll be back in a minute."

As soon as Butts had disappeared I gave my appetite free rein and a very hearty meal I made. He was absent a quarter of an hour, and on his return he wore a look of annoyance. "Nuisance!" he began. "He's halways worriting about this time. He's goin' to give a dinner party to-morrow night. He gives one every month. But he wants you! Hurry up, he 'ates to be kep waitin'."

I was up the stairs in a twinkle, and again standing before Sir William. He looked bored to death.

"Some gentlemen will dine with me to-morrow night, Brown," he drawled. "Six in all. Their names are on this paper, and their table places marked. I wish you to serve--Butts is a clumsy waiter."

I received the paper with a deferential bow. "Very good, sir!" I murmured.


Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: ***
Henry L. Ratliff

(1908) Mystery

R; ***

Plot bullets

  • Follow the bad guy as he goes from a theater actor, a valet and blackmailer.

  • He has always lived by putting himself first.

  • Decide if you have sympathy for him or despise him.



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